Ah Chuck Prisoner Number 7017 (24597)

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Ah Chuck Prisoner Number 7017 (24597) is associated with The Yarra River, near Burnley Street, Melbourne located at these coordinates -37.8163182386, 145.012840347


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Jantz Charles Kohlmann was shot in the back by Ah Thong while walking home through the Chinese market gardens in the early morning hours of 5 October 1889. He had been fishing for eels during the night at his regular spot on the Yarra River near Burnley Street and was returning to his home in Bridge Road, Richmond. Kohlmann remembered that Ah Thong held the gun to his head, while Ah Chuck held a knife and beat him with a stick. Other Chinese men turned up with sticks.According to Constable Brown, who attended the crime scene, Ah Thong said Ah Chuck had urged him to shoot Kohlmann. They believed Kohlmann and two others had been stealing cabbages from their garden.They received four months hard labour for wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm.

Record Citation: VPRS 522/P0, Photographs of Prisoners, unit 2, folio 137
Record URL: http://www.access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewSeries&entityId=515
Agency: VA 1464 Penal and Gaols Branch, Chief Secretary's Department
Agency URL: http://www.access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewAgency&entityId=1464
Date: 1889/10/05
Record Type: Prison Register
Event Type: Shooting
Language: en
Copyright URL: http://prov.vic.gov.au/copyright
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Has agency urlhttp://www.access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewAgency&entityId=1464 +
Has coordinates37° 48' 59" S, 145° 0' 46" ELatitude: -37.8163182386
Longitude: 145.012840347
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Has date5 October 1889 +
Has event typeShooting +
Has form nameTranscribed Record Form +
Has imagehttp://wiki.prov.vic.gov.au/images/8/86/Ah_Chuck_Prisoner_Number_7017_%2824597%29.jpg +
Has languageen +
Has person nameJantz Charles Kohlmann +, Ah Thong + and Ah Chuck +
Has record agencyVA 1464 Penal and Gaols Branch, Chief Secretary's Department +
Has record citationVPRS 522/P0, Photographs of Prisoners, unit 2, folio 137 +
Has record typePrison Register +
Has record urlhttp://www.access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewSeries&entityId=515 +
Has rightshttp://prov.vic.gov.au/copyright +
Latitude-37.816 +
Located inThe Yarra River, near Burnley Street, Melbourne +
Longitude145.013 +
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