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Herbert Cottee (1874–1891)

from Bathurst Free Press

Herbert Cottee, aged 16, was killed in a sawmill at Lismore yesterday through becoming entangled in some machinery. The belt was smashed almost to pieces and the injured man was being hurled round, striking with terrible force against the post.

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Other Obituaries for Herbert Cottee

Additional Resources

  • inquest, Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 21 March 1891, p 4
  • memorial poem, Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 1 April 1891, p 6

Citation details

'Cottee, Herbert (1874–1891)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


17 March, 1891 (aged ~ 17)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

workplace accident