Constable

John Alexander DUFF

YEAR OF DEATH

1871

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 2 p.m. 11 November 1871 Constable Duff left Greta on patrol. At 4.20 p.m. the horse returned to the station with a broken bridle and a search revealed Duff’s corpse lying on the roadway about a quarter of a mile from the police station. He had apparently been killed instantly after having been thrown by his horse about 4 p.m.

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