Site Name Thundapurty Waterhole near Durrie, SW Queensland
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Karuwali
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -25.648
Longitude 140.241
Date Between 1 Jan 1875 and 31 Dec 1875
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 42
Victims Killed Notes MWC
Attackers Colonisers: Native police
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Weapons Used Firearms
Narrative According to Watson, 'In 1875, Conrick, a pastoralist, found the remains of about 42 bodies with bullet wounds at Thundapurty Waterhole near Durrie' in south west Queensland.
Sources Watson 1998:98: Bottoms 2013:71. (Sources PDF)
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