10 August 2021

George Bennetts Part 2 - Gold stealing in early Kalgoorlie

Second interview recorded in 1970's between early resident George Bennetts and Norma King.

Describes the of methods of gold stealing and how it was commonplace up until 1912. He discusses the immigrant workers, mining conditions in Kalgoorlie and the characters of the first gold detectives Pitman & Walsh and those charged over their murder, all of whom he knew.

Part 1 Part 3

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