Site Name Torres Strait - Muralug Island (Prince of Wales Is)
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Kawalgaw Ya
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Cook
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -10.690,142.120,0
Date Between 1 Jun 1869 and 30 Jun 1869
Attack Time
Aboriginal People Killed 0
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 8
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed:M8 F;Wounded:M F
Attacker Category Aboriginal People
Attacker Details Aboriginal People
Type Of Motive
Weapons Used
Sources COL/A153/1871/524; QSA COL/A153/1871/524 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **