Site Name Ukabulla Station (2), Maranoa PD
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group
Colony NSW
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -26.633,150.006,0
Date Between 1 Nov 1852 and 30 Nov 1852
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 6
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M more than 6: including Bussamarai, the Yiman man from Dawson River and four other men, F; Probable: M F; Possible: M F; Wounded: M F
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed: M F; Wounded: M F
Attacker Category Native Police
Attacker Details Native police led by Sgt Skelton and supported by Paddy McEncroe and D.W. Duncomb.
Motive Alleged reprisal for Yiman people having killed shepherd employed by Mr Scott on the Dawson River and for local station managers complaining of stocktheft.
Type Of Motive Reprisal stockman
Weapons Used
Narrative Daylight pursuit
Sources Collins 2002: 203-5
Corroboration Rating **