Constable Edward Mostyn Webb-Bowen was a member of the New South Wales police force in the late 1870s who was stationed at Gundagai. In November 1879 he was shot and paralysed while fighting Captain Moonlite's gang at Wantabadgery station and died a week later. He was posthumously promoted for his bravery. Bowen had a reputation as a temerous officer who fearlessly faced danger to protect others.
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Self-proclaimed "Prince of Tobeymen", Frank Gardiner was a kind of godfather of bushranging. Gardiner introduced the world to Johnny Gilbert and Ben Hall as well as pulling of one of history's largest gold robberies at Eugowra Rocks. His life was full of adventure and misfortune.
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