King Billy JagarPrint Page
Memorial headstone for 19th Century Aboriginal leader.
Born in 1870 the Irukandji elder led his tribe in a time when European settlement between Port Douglas and Cairns began to encroach on traditional life. In 1898 the Queensland Government gave King Billy the first of two breastplates to recognise his leadership.
|Address:||McLeod Street , Pioneer Cemetery, Cairns, 4870|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -16.915571|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 12th July, 2007|