Indigenous Servicemen in the State Library collection
Alfred Duroux - NSW servicemen portraits, 1918-19
Date of Birth: 11.8.1892
Date of Enlistment: 12.6.1918
Trade or Calling: Labourer
Born in or near what Town: Cangai via Copmanhurst
Group Captain Richard Waterfield presenting the Defence Service Medal to Warrant Officer Harry Allie on parade at RAAF Base Butterworth Malaysia 1985
In his family home in Far North Queensland, Harold James Allie’s mother had three photos that held pride of place on their mantle piece.
The images, taken during times of conflict before, depicted three Kudjula service people – two uncles and one…
We’re only seven days in but the incredible amount of talent that exists in the Deadly Bloggers network gives me the feeling that this month may be only slightly peppered with Eb blogs and will become one big repost of opinion features.
Oh well. What are unicorn blogs for if you can’t make your own magic right?!
Today I managed to catch up on Nathan Leitch’s entry. He wrote so eloquently about…