Constable

Malcolm LOGAN

YEAR OF DEATH

1828

JURISDICTION

Tasmania

DETAILS OF DEATH

Constables Logan Tattersall and Allison were sent to the area of Green Ponds to capture two escaped convicts. One (Henry Williams) was captured and Logan remained guarding him whilst Tattersall and Allison pursued the other. Williams overpowered Logan and stabbed him with part of a pair of shears. Constable Logan died later that night. Henry Williams was later convicted of Logan’s murder.

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