Constable

Patrick CONARTY

YEAR OF DEATH

1862

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 11.30 a.m. 27 May 1862 Constable Conarty and Sergeant McDonald who were escorting two prisoners to Dandenong stopped to speak to Michael Kennedy at a point on the Melbourne Road between the Narracan Creek and the Moe Creek. Kennedy a potential witness in a forthcoming court case had been grubbing a tree prior to their arrival and whilst they were speaking the tree fell and struck Conarty who was fatally injured.

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