Mounted Constable

James Newsome NALTY

YEAR OF DEATH

1884

JURISDICTION

South Australia

DETAILS OF DEATH

Nalty’s horse tripped and fell on him as he rode with a troop of 15 Mounted Constables to Adelaide from Dry Creek where the officers had practised shooting. Taken to the Adelaide Hospital in the police wagonette Nalty never regained consciousness and died later in the day.

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