Site Name Callandoon Station MacIntyre River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gungabula
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -28.525,150.152,0
Date Between 1 Oct 1847 and 31 Oct 1847
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 12
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 12, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Opportunity
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Following the massacre of forty Aboriginal people at Boonall Station by squatter James Mark in retaliation for the Aborigines' killing of his son, he continued his revenge rampage with native police from Warialda and shot more Aboriginal people at Callandoon station.
Sources Tonge, n.d. 22-4. (Sources PDF)
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