Aboriginal Assistant

Unknown DICKEY

YEAR OF DEATH

1899

JURISDICTION

Western Australia

DETAILS OF DEATH

On this day, a gardener was killed by Aborigines at Forrest River Mission, near Wyndham. The police search party was camped on the Durack River, East Kimberley, when they were attacked by Aborigines. Dickey was speared to death.

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