Site Name Thundapurty Waterhole near Durrie, south west Queensland
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Karuwali
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -25.648,140.241,0
Date Between 1 Jan 1875 and 31 Dec 1875
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 42
Aboriginal People Killed Notes MWC
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category unknown
Attacker Details unknown
Motive unknown
Type Of Motive unknown
Weapons Used unknown
Narrative According to Watson,' In 1875, Conrick, a pastoralist, found the remains of about 42 bodies with bullet wounds at Thundapurty Waterhole near Durrie' in south west Queensland.
Sources Watson 1998:98. (Sources PDF)
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