Site Name Muckadilla Creek Maranoa Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandandanji
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -26.603,148.395,0
Date Between 1 Oct 1848 and 31 Oct 1848
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 1
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category
Attacker Details
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Revenge for Aboriginal killing of John Gore and William Lowe at Mt Abundance Station, carried out by settler Alan McPherson and party.
Sources MacPherson 1879: 14; Collins 2002: 279 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***