Constable

Justin McCARTHY

YEAR OF DEATH

1867

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 3 p.m. 19 March 1867 Constable McCarthy was escorting a prisoner in the Ulupna West area when his horse shied. He let go the reins of the prisoner’s horse which he had been leading and attempted to bring his mount under control. Before he could do so he fell and received fatal head injuries.

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