Site Name Bentinck Island, Gulf of Carpentaria
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Kaiadilt
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -17.046,139.496,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1918 and 31 Dec 1918
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 11
Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category settler
Attacker Details settler
Motive Opportunity
Type Of Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used snider
Sources Bottoms 2013:169; Kelly and Evans, 1985:44-5. (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **