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 Post subject: Thursday March 22 1962
PostPosted: Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:00 pm 
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Thought this was appropriate to add on this sad day in mining:


VICTIMS OF THE HAPTON VALLEY PIT DISASTER.....Thursday, March 22 1962

KILLED IN BLAST

BROWN Christopher William, aged 55 years, a driller at the pit,
BULLEN Sampson Henry, aged 44, pit deputy,
CUMMINGS James, aged 19, supply man,
DUNSTON Robert, aged 26 years, a ripper,
FAULKES Stanley, aged 41, filler at coal face,
HALSTEAD John William, aged 55, pit deputy and shotfirer,
HARTLEY George, aged 32, mechanic,
HOWARTH Raymond Ernest, aged 20, electrician,
ISHERWOOD Tom, aged 49, face worker,
McGOOGAN Donald Stewart, aged 28 years, mechanic,
PICKLES Garry, aged 22, electrician,
ROBINSON John, aged 24, face filler,
RUSHTON Donald, aged 33 ripper,
SHUTTLEWORTH Robert, aged 33, filler,
TAYLOR Ronnie Anthony, aged 16, one of two youngest victims, supply lad,
WALSH Benjamin, aged 25, face filler,

DIED FROM INJURIES RECEIVED

BARRITT John Greig, aged 23, electician,
FORREST Joseph, aged 17, supply lad,
TINSLEY Peter, aged 16, appentise electrician,

SERIOUSLY INJURED

ALLEN James, aged 48, conveyor man
BARKER Neville Edward, aged 24, filler,
BULLEN Brian, aged 23 filler,
DYSON George, aged 34, filler,
FISK Alan, aged 24, filler,
GREENWOOD Brian, aged 23, filler,
HEYWOOD John, aged 24, filler,
MADDEN Joseph, aged 46, filler,
MYERS Jack, aged 35, filler,
PINDER John, aged 28, filler,
PINDER Robert, aged 25, brother to John, filler,
WALKER Henry Dransfield, aged 39, filler,
WALSH George, aged 21, filler,
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