Site Name Tam O'Shanter Point, Mission Beach
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Djurun
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -17.906
Longitude 146.097
Date Between 15 Mar 1872 and 31 Mar 1872
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 43
Victims Killed Notes Killed Men Women,Child
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative Native police led by Sub Inspector RA Inspector Johnstone shot dead Djuru alleged to have been involved in 'Maria' massacre.
Sources Bottoms 2013:134-6; (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating **