Grimsby Newspapers
Killed by fall from tower
Grimsby Independent, 22 Sep 1920

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Item Type:
Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum
Date of Publication:
22 Sep 1920
Date Of Event:
19 Sept 1920
Personal Name(s):
Bram, Charles
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Charles Bram, a well known resident of Burlington town for the last 15 years, was instantly killed when he fell from a tower while at work on the Toronto Power Company's lines about one mile from Vinemount. The accident occurred about 5 o'clock on Sunday afternoon. The men had completed the work they were doing and were busy picking up their tools preparatory to leaving for home, while the deceased was still at work on the tower. The next thing they knew he was lying face downward on the ground, having fallen some 50 feet. He died a few minutes after his companions reached him. The cause of the accident is unknown, as the men did not see him fall. Coroner Dr. Thompson and Dr. Green of Stoney Creek were summoned, the former ordering an inquest. The deceased was [illegible]

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Killed by fall from tower