Senior Sergeant

Andrew SUTHERLAND

YEAR OF DEATH

1872

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On 1 May 1872 the Sergeant was returning to Cowra from Bathurst Court. En route he was told that two offenders wanted for robbery George Gray and William Bristow were at Daniel Doran’s hut at Binnie Creek 12 miles from Cowra. The Sergeant rode over to investigate and as he approached the door of the dwelling two offenders emerged and shot him. The Sergeant was born in 1839 and joined the New South Wales Police Force on 5 January 1863. At the time of his death he was stationed at Cowra.

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