Policing in Australia Since 1788 - In the Line of Duty
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The story of Neighbour

NT 1911
Northern Territory Police

Mounted Constable Johns was bringing 4 Aboriginal prisoners into Pine Creek. Whilst crossing the ?ooded Winton River, he was swept from his horse. One of the
prisoners, Neighbour rescued MC Johns.
He was awarded the Albert Medal for his courageous action. The court charge against Neighbour was later dismissed.

Trouble on the Canning Stock Route
A police dynasty
Charge Book Yorketown 19111916
Passing of the Territory
Prisoner rescues police
Queensland Police Station Badge 1911
Royal gift