Died 13 September 1907 aged 45 years
Richard Herman Palmer died 13/9/1907 aged 45 years at Napier Downs Station, West Kimberley - buried at Napier Downs Station by DJ Ronan. Witnesses present at the burial were Hugh Temple and W Smith. Richard Palmer was a mail contractor, who died of ptomaine poisoning. Although the exact location of his grave is unknown, it is likely that he was buried close by the ruins of the original Napier Downs homestead, several kilometres north of it current location.