Site Name Yamboucal Station, Maranoa Pastoral District
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Mandandanji
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -26.333
Longitude 149.078
Date 23 Apr 1849
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 40
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M 40, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Attackers Colonisers: Government official, Crown Lands Commissioner, Settler, Stockman, Border Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets
Narrative Settler Allan Macpherson and CCL Jack Durban and a party of border police atttacked an Aboriginal camp in revenge for Aboriginal killing of stockmen at Mt Abundance Station.
Sources Collins 2002: 36-7. (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **