Sergeant Steele's Statement re Glenrowan outrage - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Sergeant Steele's Statement re Glenrowan outrage
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 P0 UNIT 1 ITEM 2 RECORD 1
Transcript: Wangaratta Police Station 20th July 1880 (?)L. M. Steele Can prove I am Sergt. Of Police in Charge of Wangaratta Police Station. About 3 am on Monday 28th June last, I was at the Wangaratta Railway Station Expecting to meet Supt. Hare and party of Police by special train, finding the train late I went down the line in Company with (?) Lacy (?) (?) we heard firing down the line in the direction of Glenrowan. I telegraphed at once to Benalla, then started for Glenrowan with 5 min on horseback where we arrived at 5am. Took up my position about 25 yards from the back door of Mrs James Hotel, between day break and sun rise, I traced some of the Police Call to some person to go back or he would get shot.-