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: I saw a figure about 200 yard to my rear coming towards the hotel he commenced firing at the Police and calling out I am bullet Proof You Cant hurt me. After firing 5 or 6 shots he sat and crouched down between some trees and commenced re loading his revolver I ran down towards him When he stood up and fired at me he then walked out on the open ground & Commenced beating his breast with the revolver Calling loudly come out boys and we will whip the lot of them, I called to the men, that there was no use in firing and to rush him, I ran towards him to within 15 yards when he ? me with his revolver I immediately fired at him on the outside of his right leg, he staggered and his hand dropped, he again tried to raise the revolver Where I again fired at him about 10 yards distant, on the hand and thigh which were in a line, he immediately fell