Battle of Broken Hill Ambush Site - NSW

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Position

DEG: -31.95948 141.428802
DMS: 31º 57' 34.13" S 141º 25' 43.69" E
UTM: 54 J 6463975mN 540521mE
Altitude: 301m

Description

Address & Contact

Picton Sale Yard Rd
Broken Hill NSW 2880
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Information

The Battle of Broken Hill was a fatal incident which took place near Broken Hill, New South Wales, on 1 January 1915.

Two men shot dead four people and wounded seven more, before being killed by police and military officers.

Though politically and religiously motivated, the men were not members of any sanctioned armed force and the attacks were criminal. The two men were later identified as Muslim "Ghans" from the British colony of India, modern day Pakistan.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Broken Hill (Patton Street)
Distance from Battle of Broken Hill Ambush Site 4.09km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.832.228.923.919.215.615.217.321.125.028.731.4
Mean Min. °C18.518.315.611.88.66.25.46.48.911.714.717.1
Mean Rain mm25.226.021.717.222.322.119.118.420.324.421.221.8

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