Site Name Pigeon Creek station, tributary of the Warrego River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -25.888,146.080,0
Date Between 1 Sep 1862 and 30 Sep 1862
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 27
Aboriginal People Killed Notes 25 M 1 W 1C
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category Native police
Attacker Details Native police
Motive Opportunity
Type Of Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used carbines
Narrative Unnamed lieutenant of native police and 6 troopers 'cleared out' an Aboriginal campsite on Pigeon Creek station.
Sources Chambers 1988: 45-60 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***