They fired, peppering the train with 48 shots as it slowly chugged past carrying men, women and children in open carriages.
One of the bullets smashed into Alma Cowie's head and the 17-year-old slumped over her boyfriend Clarrie O'Brien.
Lorraine Cole, Barry "Fred" Cowie and Peggy Corney visit the site of the Broken Hill picnic train attack where their aunt, Alma Cowie, was shot dead in 1915. SAM SCOTTING
Depending on your point of view, she was the first Australian killed by the enemy on home soil in World War I, or the first Australian to fall to an act of terrorism.