Characters, — October 26, 2011 9:19 — 0 Comments

Jamie dies …

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Minnie the Caddy

Minnie Caulfield was working in Kensington, London when the bad news of her brother Jamie arrived by telegram.



The Silent Valley Rerservoir in the Mournes was built, between 1923-33, to serve the water requirements of the City of Belfast. Over a thousand men laboured on the project, and nine of them died, including Jamie Caulfield. He got his leg opened with a grey granite rock and the poison spread through his body.

Minnie the Caddy recalled:

‘At that time you could only get

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