1837.01.17


Case Number1837.01.17
Date17-Jan-1837
Year1837
TypeUnprovoked
CountryAUSTRALIA
AreaNew South Wales
LocationMacleay River
ActivityWashing his feet
NameAlfred Australia Howe
SexM
Age12
InjuryFATAL Injured by shark, died of tetanus
Fatal (Y/N)Y
TimeEvening
Species5' shark
Investigator or SourceGazette (Sydney) 1/31/1837; Proc. Royal Aust. Hist. Scty, I, Part 2, 1924; G.P. Whitley, p.14; Sharpe, p. 87