South Australian Police Gazette 1916


Cat No.:   AU5103-1916:

No of pages in original: 471pp

Year published: (1916)


Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, Police Gazettes contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.

They include court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments in the Police Service, lists of Justices of the Peace, lists of arrests and discharges and descriptions, inquest verdicts, lost or stolen items, missing stock animals, escaped prisoners and missing persons.

Example entry taken from the 12 April 1916 issue:

Miscellaneous Information

On the 10th instant, Walter Benjamin Unwin (State boy) absconded from the Reformatory School, at Magill. Description - Aged 15 years and 4 months, 5ft. 6in. high, fair complexion (freckled), reddish-brown hair, blue eyes, ordinary nose, three vaccines on left arm, back and shoulders covered with freckles, scar on left buttock, several scars on both knees, scar on third finger of left hand, several scars on back of each hand, both little fingers twisted, front teeth decayed, wore a blue shirt, brown moleskin trousers, blucher boots, and grey felt hat; his parents reside at Riverton. - (C.967).

A few unique features appear in this years issues:

• lists the registered owners of motor cars together with name of owner, registration number, and address

• lists the registered owners of motor cycles together with name of owner, registration number, and address

• marine stores collectors' licences

• list of medical officers appointed to attend destitute persons' in country districts

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

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