Site Name Pigeon Creek station, tributary of the Warrego River
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -25.888
Longitude 146.08
Date Between 1 Sep 1862 and 30 Sep 1862
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 27
Victims Killed Notes 25 M 1 W 1C
Attackers Colonisers: Native Police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Motive Opportunity
Weapons Used Firearms, carbines
Narrative Unnamed lieutenant of native police and 6 troopers 'cleared out' an Aboriginal campsite on Pigeon Creek station.
Sources Chambers 1988: 45-60 (Sources PDF)
Corroboration Rating ***