Mounted Constable

William Arthur LUNNY

YEAR OF DEATH

1910

JURISDICTION

Victoria

DETAILS OF DEATH

Mounted Constable Lunny transferred to Mildura to fill a vacancy on the 4th April 1910. On Monday 2nd May 1910 Constable Lunny was delivering truancy summonses in Pine Avenue Mildura when his troop horse began to walk away. As Constable Lunny tried to remount the horse she bucked throwing Constable Lunny onto the road surface where he suffered concussion and a fracture to the base of his skull. Constable Lunny was admitted to the Mildura District Hospital on the same day but passed away from his injuries on the evening of Friday the 6th May 1910.

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