Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Electrocution Tragedy

I have recently been researching the descendants of my ex-husband’s 2x great grandparents, Hans Hansen and Catherine Marshall, and found the following articles about the death of Harold John Gilbert.

Electrocution Tragedy
Electrocution Tragedy (1948, April 30). Northern Times (Carnarvon, WA : 1905 – 1952), p. 1. Retrieved May 17, 2020, from
Child Electrocuted Tragedy at Guildford
Child Electrocuted (1948, April 24). Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 – 1954), p. 5. Retrieved May 17, 2020, from


Roof-top fight to save boy fails
ROOF-TOP FIGHT TO SAVE BOY FAILS (1948, May 28). The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 – 1950), p. 7 (HOME). Retrieved May 19, 2020, from

Harold’s relationship to my ex-husband is:

Harold John Gilbert relationship

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  1. Hi there, I came across your blog after my mum and I visited the Drummartin area in 2018. My mum is a descendant of Hans Hansen. Frederick was her grandfather and Olive was her aunt.


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