Clermont Gold Escort, Power and Cahill ed the escort in early Cahill had a wound on the top of the ygmpie, the orifice of the wound being large enough for a ball from a rifle or a carbine. He was found lying apparently as he had gone to rest.
While most hard-luck miners were left desperate and destitute, a lot of gold was pulled from the ground. Standing Unidentified troopers, Native Mounted Escott.
Courtesy of the Queensland Police Museum Cat. When Griffin demanded that he take personal custody of the money, Julian reed from the Escort. That ezcort by Power sealed the fate of three men.
The Clermont Gold Escort was one of the elite police units in the s tasked with carrying gold and cash safely between the remote goldfields and distant banks. The bullet came out behind the left ear.
Cahill had turned over on his side; his body was slightly bent from mere spasmodic effort. Power, anxious about suddenly shouldering this extra responsibility, asked Griffin to place his wax seal as Commissioner upon the packages of banknotes to prove they had escoft been meddled with while under his care. Between Rockhampton and Clermont were the Crocodile Creek, Morinish, and Rosewood gympiie, drawing hundreds of hopeful prospectors from the southern colonies and as far away as California and China.
Julian and his troopers arrived in Rockhampton in late Octoberafter another long ride through the bush from Clermont bringing a shipment of gold for deposit in the Australian t Stock Bank and the Union Bank. Like Griffin——and so many other colonial police——these men were all Irish-born.