My Great grandfather, Donald ("Slash") McDonald b. 1836 in Middle River NS
Died from effects of injuries he received when run down by a cage in the Drummond Colliery, Westville, Nova Scotia.
He had lost his leg in the accident on 2 September and died on 9 September 1885.
Source: Presbyterian Witness, Volume XXXVIII, page 301, and Eastern Chronicle newspaper 19 September 1885
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