Site Name Mt Arapiles
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mardidjali
Colony PPD
Present State/Territory VIC
Police District Portland
Latitude -36.757
Longitude 141.831
Date Between 1 Jul 1845 and 31 Jul 1845
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M at least 3 F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: unspecified
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed:M F;Wounded:M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative After Aborigines had attacked Baillie's station near Mt Arapiles, the Native Police led by Henry Dana, shot at least three and wounded many others who later died.
Sources Critchett 1990: 254. (Sources PDF)
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