Site Name Rifle Creek, Mt Carbine
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Djabugay
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -16.675
Longitude 145.277
Date Between 1 Jan 1880 and 31 Dec 1880
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 6
Victims Killed Notes M.W.C
Attackers Colonisers: Settler, Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport Horse
Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used Firearms, sniders
Narrative Dispersal raid carried out by Patrick Molloy, some white settlers and a party of native mounted police in reprisal for the loss of 8 of Molloy's draught horses.
Sources Bottoms 2013:151 (Sources PDF)
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