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: fell, his helmet rolled off and as I approached him he again tried to firing his revolver (?) on me but I seized hold of it and turned it away, he discharging it in my hand I then knocked it from him, and seized him by the right wrist and throat and held him down, until assistance came up.- Myself S. C. Kelly & Const. Bracken with others divested him of his armour Bracken & myself carried him to the Railway Station where he was attended by Dr Nicholson.- When the accused was removed from Prison I noticed a watch in his waistcoat pocket which I pulled out and looked at but finding it was not Sergt Kennedys I returned it, I asked him where Kennedys watch was, and he replied, I could not tell you It would not do for me to tell, ? asked him why he shot Scanlan and Sergt Kennedy he said he had to shoot them or they would have shot