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Deaths on the expedition, 1861

Charley Gray Wednesday, 17 April 1861 Polygonum Swamp (Lake Massacre ?), SA.
Charles Stone Monday, 22 April 1861 Koorliatto Waterhole, Bulloo River, QLD
William Purcell Tuesday, 23 April 1861 Koorliatto Waterhole, Bulloo River, QLD.
Mr Shirt Saturday, 27 April, 1861. Koorliatto Waterhole, Bulloo River, QLD.
Dr Ludwig Becker Monday, 29 April 1861 Koorliatto Waterhole, Bulloo River, QLD.
William Patten Wednesday, 5 June 1861 Desolation Camp, Rat Point, NSW.
William John Wills 30 June - 4 July 1861 Breerily Waterhole, Cooper Creek, SA.
Robert O'Hara Burke Saturday, 1 July 1861 Burke's Waterhole, Cooper Creek, SA.
12 Ngawun men Wednesday, 30 October 1861 Aborigines shot by Frederick Walker.
Gunner Frost Tuesday, 31 December 1861 Sweers Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD.

Explorers who died on the Expedition

Memorials to the Explorers

Monuments to the Expedition

Heritage Listed places

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