Capital Case File Report to Govenor - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Capital Case File Report to Govenor
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 P0 Unit 2 Item 4 Record 15
Transcript: Sergeant was on his horse standing still. Scanlon 12 or 14 yards behind, in the act of dismounting fell on his knees on the ground the rifle was over his shoulder he tried to get hold of it, missed his footing, staggered, fell on his hands and knees saw him hit under the right arm all 4 fired about the same time Prisoner covered him, he fell on his back did not move. I saw a large blood stain on his coat immediately after the shot was fired