Snippets from Old Newspapers c.1897, researched by Olive Tamlin (past Archivist)
NJAGI tribe was the name of the tribe that Tommy Windich was born into.
When he died, he left one pound and a shot gun. He wife was paid in five shilling instalments. The gun was for his son.
There is a tablet in Saint Georges Terrace in recognition of his deeds. (Tommy is buried in Esperance port area). There have been some arguments over the years as to the moving of his grave. This has not happened.
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