Site Name Callandoon Station MacIntyre River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gungabula
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -28.525
Longitude 150.152
Date Between 1 Oct 1847 and 31 Oct 1847
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 12
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M 12, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Mounted Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Following the massacre of forty Aboriginal people at Boonall Station by squatter James Mark in retaliation for the Aborigines' killing of his son, he continued his revenge rampage with native police from Warialda and shot more Aboriginal people at Callandoon station.
Sources Tonge, n.d. 22-4 (Sources PDF)
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