YEAR OF DEATH
DETAILS OF DEATH
On 28 December 1881 Irwin was one of a party which went by buggy to a property near Wahring. They were planning to recover a body found in a paddock. They arrived at the scene about 3 p.m. and found that their vehicle was too small for the task. Irwin rode to a nearby property to borrow a dray. As he did so he was thrown from his horse and killed.