Site Name Apsley, Western Wimmera
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Jandwadjali
Colony VIC
Present State/Territory VIC
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -36.978,141.068,0
Date Between 1 Nov 1854 and 30 Nov 1854
Attack Time daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 18
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F: Wounded MF
Attacker Category Stockmen
Attacker Details Unknown
Type Of Motive Unknown
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Dixon wrote: 'We had a great battle and killed 18 of them'.
Sources James Dixon to S. Wilson 5 Dec 1854, (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **