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Unknown Mounted Trooper


Unknown Mounted Trooper

New South Wales Police Force

Regd. # ?

RankMounted Trooper


Service:  From  to  ?



Died on? June 1840

CauseSuicide – firearm


Funeral date?

Funeral location?

Buried at?

[alert_yellow]? is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow]  *NEED MORE INFO



The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser ( NSW )

Monday  15 June 1840  page 4 of 8

By the mail that arrived this morning from Goulburn, I am informed that one of the mounted Police committed suicide last week, by shooting himself through the head.

later – in the same article:-

But the rumour relative to the mounted trooper having committed suicide has been confirmed by late intelligence from Goulburn – the cause which urged the unfortunate man’s committing this rash act, has not yet transpired.|||l-australian=y

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