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The monument unveiled during the Thunderbolt Centenary commemorates the bravery of Constable Alexander Walker, the policeman who is credited with shooting Captain Thunderbolt.

Constable Walker, for his bravery, received the reward of £400 and was duly promoted. Questions have arisen as to the true identity of the man shot by Constable Walker. Family descendants have suggested that it was his half brother Harry who was shot by police and not Thunderbolt.


Address:Salisbury Street, Prince Reserve, Uralla, 2358
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.6425
Long: 151.499167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial
Monument Manufacturer:Inverell Foundry (Inverell, NSW)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 24th May, 1970
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Thunderbolt Centenary
1870 - 1970

Alexander Binning Walker

This plaque commemorating the bravery of Const. A. B. Walker was unveiled by T. W. Allan Police Commissioner on  24. 5. 1970.

Councillor R. M. Croft, President Of Uralla Shire And The 1970 Thunderbolt Committee

Inverell Foundry

Source: MA
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