Victims – Bungard, Robert Peel Ivema

1912

Mexborough and Swinton Times: July 1912

Robert Peel Ivema Bungard

Funeral – Conisbrough Cemetery, Sunday

Priest- Rev. C.P. Mellor.

Wreaths from his wife, father and mother, his two sisters, sister and brother, aunt and uncle, Mrs. Crookes, Mr. and Mrs. W. Crookes, Mr. and Mrs. G. Neale, Mr. and Mrs. Whaley, Mr. and Mrs. C. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. F. Crookes, Mrs. Mellor, and Mr. and Mrs Chadwick. A large number of the deceased´s work mates followed.

The unfortunate young fellow was a member of the rescue party, who were killed in the second explosion. He died a hero´s death.

At the time of the 1911 Census, Robert was single and lived with his parents, 41 year old Coal Miner Henry and 38 year old Lorenzo Bungard. The family originated from Shoreham in Sussex where Robert, his brother 12 year old Heny and sisters, 17 year old Annie, 15 year old Edith all were born. 8 year old Ethel was born in Doncaster.

Robert Peel Ivema Bungard