Site Name Woolgar River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Ngawun
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District Burke
Latitude -19.891
Longitude 142.339
Date 30 Oct 1863
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 12
Victims Killed Notes Killed: M 12 F;Probable: M F; Possible: M F ;Wounded: 20, unspecified
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Transport Horse
Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative Carried out by a party of Native Police led by Walker to clear the region for settlers.
Sources Walker, 1863 (Sources PDF)
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