Site Name TamOShanter Point, Mission Beach l
Aboriginal Place Name
Language Group Djurun
Colony QLD
Present State/Territory QLD
Police District
Coordinates (imprecise to approx. 250m) -17.906,146.097,0
Date Between 15 Mar 1872 and 31 Mar 1872
Attack Time Daylight
Aboriginal People Killed 43
Aboriginal People Killed Notes Killed Men Women,Child
Non-Aboriginal People Killed 0
Non-Aboriginal People Killed Notes
Attacker Category Native Police
Attacker Details Native police
Motive Reprisal
Type Of Motive Reprisal
Weapons Used carbines
Narrative Native police led by sub-Inspector RA Inspector Johnstone shot dead Djuru alleged to have been invollved in 'Maria'massacre
Sources Bottoms 2013:134-6;
Corroboration Rating **