Site Name Planet Creek massacre, Albinia Downs station, 100 kms south east of Springsure
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Gayiri
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Latitude -24.45
Longitude 148.605
Date Between 1 Jan 1862 and 31 Dec 1862
Attack Time day
Victims Aboriginal People
Victims Killed 70
Victims Killed Notes MWC
Attackers Colonisers
Attackers Killed 0
Attackers Killed Notes
Transport
Motive
Weapons Used Firearms, swords
Narrative According to former native police commandant Frederick Walker, in 1862 a detachment of native police led by Second-Lt A.M. Patrick 'removed' Gayiri people from Christopher Rolleston's station at Albinia Downs.
Sources Bottoms 2013:49 (Sources PDF)
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