Site Name Stradbroke Island, Moreton Bay
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Noonucal
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -27.399
Longitude 153.455
Date Between 22 Dec 1832 and 31 Dec 1832
Attack Time day
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: Military
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Foot
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, muskets, pistols
Narrative Reprisal for an Aboriginal attack on a ship. Carried out by Capt. Cluny, 17th Regt and a detachment of soldiers.
Sources Cluny, 12 Jan 1833 QSA CSL micro 8; Evans 1999: 65 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **