Issue Details: First known date: 1907 1907
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Brennan relates anecdotes about the characters and events he encountered while stationed in Moruya, where he was in charge of the Gulph gold escort. In his opinion many promotions resulting from the re-organisation of the New South Wales police force in 1862 were based on nepotism and resulted in police officers being appointed to positions they were unsuited to. One of these is the new commander of the district, Sub-Inspector Limbo, an ex-navy officer who has a high opinion of his abilities as an historian, fancies himself a gifted inventor, and claims an extensive knowledge of criminals and the law. However, his efforts to conduct policing activities in the district are sadly inept and farcical.

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  • Moruya, Broulee - Bodalla area, Far South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales,
  • Batemans Bay area, Far South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales,
  • 1862
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