Constable

Magnus BAKER

YEAR OF DEATH

1826

JURISDICTION

Tasmania

DETAILS OF DEATH

Constable Baker was part of a posse of constables sent in pursuit of Thomas Jeffries a bushranger who was wanted for many criminal offences. About 12 miles from George Town Constable Baker was shot through the head by Jeffries who was later captured convicted and hanged.

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National Police Memorial Australia

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