1860

17Aug

Campbell, William

Constable, 223

At about 6 p.m. on Friday, 17th August 1860, Constable Campbell was performing patrol duties along Morses Creek Road, at which time witnesses stated they saw him riding "as fast as the horse could go". He was apparently unable to control his mount, and some 150 yards further on he fell and was fatally injured.

28Dec

Irwin, William

Senior Constable, 1659

On the 28th December 1881, Irwin was one of a party which went by buggy to a property near Wahring to recover a body found in a paddock. They arrived at the scene at about 3 p.m., and found that their vehicle was too small for the task, so Irwin rode off to a nearby property to borrow a dray. As he did so he was thrown from his horse and killed.

29Jun

Reilly, Edward

Constable, 1118

At about 5.30 p.m. on 29th June 1860, Constable Reilly was on mounted patrol along Stratford Road, Sale, when he attempted to jump his horse over a fence at Greenwoods farm. However the horse bucked, threw him off and then fell on him, causing fatal injuries.