Probationary Constable

Michael Thomas de Coursey O'BRIEN

YEAR OF DEATH

1891

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

On Saturday, 30 May 1891, Probationary Constable O’Brien was performing duties on George Street, Sydney, when he pursued a horse and cart. The Constable sustained severe internal injuries when he was run over by the horse and cart.On Sunday, 31 May 1891, he died of the injuries sustained in the incident.

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