Site Name Yamboucal Station, Maranoa Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandandanji
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -26.333,149.078,0
Date 23 Apr 1849
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 40
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M 40, 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 Reprisal
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Settler Allan Macpherson and CCL Jack Durban and a party of border police atttacked an Aboriginal camp in revenge for Aboriginal killing of stockmen at Mt Abundance Station.
Sources Collins 2002:36-7. (Sources PDF)
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