Constable

Benjamin RATTY

YEAR OF DEATH

1826

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On the night of the 23 September 1826 Constable Ratty was shot by bushrangers at Parramatta. He died of his wounds a fortnight later. A public subscription provided funds for the funeral, coffin and headstone at the old St Johns Cemetery Parramatta. Further details are unknown. The constable was stationed at Parramatta and at the time of his death had been a constable at that location for 7 years.

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