Constable

Walter GEE

YEAR OF DEATH

1865

JURISDICTION

Western Australia

DETAILS OF DEATH

Gee was a member of Captain Scholl’s expedition to explore the north west of Camden Harbour. Gee was speared in the shoulder when a group of Aborigines attacked the party which was travelling around the coast in a small boat. They escaped but were swept to shore about two miles from Camden Harbour where their boat overturned. Gee was rescued five days later but passed away shortly after. He was buried on Sheep Island.

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National Police Memorial Australia

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