South Australian Police Gazette 1933

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (618 pages)
Year: (1933) 2008
ISBN: 9781921494246
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

So you've heard of Police Gazettes? But just what are they? These were weekly publications which were distributed among the Police Force, and included information on all sorts of happenings within the state of South Australia.

Far from being just a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians, the Police Gazettes contain details and information that cannot be found anywhere else. As well as listing those in the police force with promotions, resignations, commendations etc, you will find information on arson, murders, deserters, details of those arrested and discharged, warrants issued, escaped prisoners, missing persons, licence applications, lost and stolen items (and from whom), apprehensions and more. Many photographs are included of those who were missing, were wanted, or were being discharged. Notices from police gazettes from other states are also often included.

SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 15 February 1933 issue):

Return of Appointments etc. in the South Australian Police Force
Mounted Branch
Transfers to Foot Branch - H.G. Kuchenmeister on 29/11/32; C.W. Pratt on 91/33; A.T. Dick on 22/1/33; and A.I. Johnson on 6/2/33.
Retired - W.P.A. Ockenden on 26/11/32.
Resigned - R. Long on 1/8/32

Foot Branch
Appointment on Probateion - Alfred Hudson Lucey on 5/1/33.
Resumed Duty from Invalid Pension - W.E. Chapman on 11/10/32.
Resigned - E.B. Symons on 29/9/32; A.G. Knight on 4/11/32; E.H. Ryan on 22/11/32; and G.J. Twyford on 20/2/33.
Retired on Invalid Pension - B.W. Hancock on 12/10/32.
Discharged - G.F. Pietsch on 8/10/32 and A.L. Bodger on 16/11/32.
Deceased - W.J. Gower on 10/1/33.
Dismissed - B. Hansberry on 19/11/32 and A.H. Lucey on 19/12/32.

Women Police Branch
Appointments on Probation - Jean Margaret Campbell and Constance Cecily McGrath on 7/11/32.

A fascinating read for learning about the people and social history of the time, even if you don't have family there - this CD contains all issues that were produced in 1933.

High quality scanned images of the whole years worth of issues. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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South Australian Police Gazette 1933


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