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Importance of Allen

I was a journalist with the Daily Telegraph and present at the siege at Glenrowan

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Early Years Fitzpatrick Incident 15/04/1878 Photograph

'Mansfield Murders 26/10/1878 Sebastopol Cavalcade 7/11/1878 Euroa Robbery 10/12/1878 Jerilderie Robbery 10/2/1879 2/12/1879 -1/4/1880 Hare replaced by Nicolson 6/7/1879 ' Nicolson replaced by Hare 2/6/1880 Glenrowan Siege 28/6/1880 Special train leaves Melbourne to go to Beechworth - follow up on death of Aaron Sherritt

I caught the train at spencer street Station in Melbourne

Train arrives at Benalla


Arrive at Glenrowan

I arrived at Glenrowan by train at about 2.30 am on the morning of the siege with Sup Hare

Begining of the siege

I watched the start of the siege from the railway platform (RC1609)

Arrival of Sup Sadleir and the police from Benalla and Wangaratta

I met the police from Wangaratta when they arrived (RC9402)

Capture of Ned Kelly

I was present when Ned Kelly was captured. (RC10349)

Release of the civilians


Burning of Jones's Inn


Ned Kellys Trial /10/1880

Royal Commission I gave evidence to the Reward Board. One of the few witnesses (Argus16/4/81)

What did the press have to say about my evidence (Argus9/6/81)

I was called to give evidence before the Royal Commission on 8/6/1881

Early Career

Later Career



wife ?... children ?.... home >..

What happened to Mr Allen's family