Herlihy, James

Constable, 2489

Constable Herlihy died at Buninyong Station on the afternoon of 31st July, 1876. He had been riding his horse on patrol some three or four miles from Donald when the animal bolted and ran into a wire and rail fence, over which both horse and rider fell. Although Herlihy was fatally injured his steed was unhurt, however it was later destroyed as it was judged to be unsafe to ride.