Probationary Constable

Frank EVANS

YEAR OF DEATH

1900

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 6.00am, Probationary Constable Evans was performing barrier duties at the quarantine area in Darling Harbour, Sydney. Whilst patrolling the premises of the Fresh Food and Ice Company, he walked through the area where the ice saws were operating. His great coat has become entangled in one of the operating saws, drawing him into the saw. He was killed instantly as a result of the incident.

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