Site Name Muckadilla Creek Maranoa Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandandanji
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -26.603
Longitude 148.395
Date Between 1 Oct 1848 and 31 Oct 1848
Attack Time
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Settler, Stockman
Attackers Killed 1
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Revenge for Aboriginal killing of John Gore and William Lowe at Mt Abundance Station, carried out by settler Alan McPherson and party.
Sources MacPherson 1879: 14; Collins 2002: 279 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***