Outback Graves Markers

John Aeneas TULLOCH (more)

Cause of Death: Died of thirst

Known as Jack.

Tulloch was travelling with James Willis, his partner in Tulloch and Co.'s butchery business at Cue and Day Dawn. They were travelling with a large mob of sheep. A few strayed and Tulloch and an aboriginal lad went searching for and found them and started for the main road. The young lad was sent ahead for water but went to the main camp instead. Willis and the lad went searching for Tulloch but failed to find him until he had been dead for several days. The body was found only four miles from water. Lonely Grave - 30 miles north of Lawlers. Lake Way on the Wiluna-Leonora Road near Abercrombie Well – about 30 miles from Lake Way (now Wiluna) Formerly of Morang South, Victoria A memorial to John Aeneas has been placed at the Epping Cemetery, Whittlesea City, Victoria, where his parents Victorian Probate has date of death as 4 January 1897, Grant dated 19 March 1897, VPRS 28 P0000 815. Left estate valued at 223 pounds.

The deceased's brother, Charles Robert, died of typhoid in Menzies in 1896.  He is also represented in this website.