Site Name Tree Island (Albany Island), Somerset
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Djagaraga or Yatay
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Cook
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -10.725,142.592,0
Date 15 Oct 1864
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M6 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 Marines
Attacker Details Marines
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearm
Sources QSA SUR/A23/1864/62 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **