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24-February-2015
24-February-2015

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New memorial to Sergeant Edmund Parry who was shot dead in a gun battle between Police and the Hall gang at Jugiong on the 16th of November 1864. The memorial features a statue of the brave officer with his horse, and a storyboard explaining the legend of the gun battle.

In 1864, Johnny Gilbert, Ben Hall and John Dunn held up a mail coach between Gundagai and Jugiong and in the ensuing melee, shot and killed the 32-year-old Sergeantt Edmund Parry. The battle took place five kilometres from Jugiong. Sergeant Parry’s murderer, Johnny Gilbert, was killed by police in 1865 and is buried at Binalong.

Location

Address:Old Hume Highway (Riverside Drive) , Jugiong Memorial Park, Jugiong, 2726
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.823664
Long: 148.326496
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Crime
Actual Event STart Date:16-November-1864
Actual Event End Date:16-November-1864

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 17th November, 2012
Front Inscription

(Plaque) 

(Logo)
NEW SOUTH WALES 
POLICE FORCE

CULPAM POENA PREMIT COMES
NSW Police Force

Sergeant Edmund PARRY
Killed in the courageous
execution of his duty
           on the
16th of November, 1864
in a gun battle with the Hall Gang 
at Black Springs, Jugiong
      New South Wales

Source: MA
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