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Importance of Mr Archibald Andrew McPhee (McFie)

I was on the guard on the special train to the siege at Glenrowan

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Early Career Glenrowan Siege 28/6/1880 Special train leaves Melbourne to go to Beechworth - follow up on death of Aaron Sherritt

I was the guard on the special train from Melbourne to Benalla and on the pilot engine from Benalla to Glenrowan. (RC8044)

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. The pilot engine was stopped by Curnow. See what was said. (RC8044)

Begining of the siege

We had a big job during the day sending down trains to Benalla, bringing up people and supplies, fixing the track to the north and finally taking everyone back to Benalla

see my report of what happened (McPhee)

Photograph Kelly Reward Board

Following the meetings of the Reward Board in December 1880 I recieved a reward of about £104 Later

I was the station master a .


Sister ? ... wife Sarah Vanderfeen children ?.... home >..

What happened to Mr McFie's family