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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.
|Address:||Old Hume Highway (Riverside Drive) , Jugiong Memorial Park, Jugiong, 2726|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.823664|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||16-November-1864|
|Actual Event End Date:||16-November-1864|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 17th November, 2012|
NEW SOUTH WALES
CULPAM POENA PREMIT COMES
NSW Police Force
Sergeant Edmund PARRY
Killed in the courageous
execution of his duty
16th of November, 1864
in a gun battle with the Hall Gang
at Black Springs, Jugiong
New South Wales