South Australian Police Gazette 1918


Cat No.:   AU5103-1918:

No of pages in original: 448pp

Year published: (1918)


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 2 October 1918 issue:

Warrants issued

William Henry Ballinger, described as a native of New Zealand, laborer, 33 years of age, 5ft. 8 1/4in. high, reddish complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, long straight nose, clean shaven, artificial teeth in top jaw (one gold on right side), large burn on inside right ankle; charged with larceny from Charles Morgan, at Port Pirie, on September 9th, 1918. Note. - Offender was arrested for above offence, charged before the Police Court, Port Pirie, on September 10th, 1918, and sentenced to given him an opportunity to enlist and be accepted for military service. He offered his services, but was rejected, and is therefore to be arrested and lodged in the Gladstone Gaol for one month. Warrant filed at Port Pirie. - (C.2735)

Example entry taken from the 6 November 1918 issue:

Miscellaneous Information

On the 31st ultimo, John Tester (State boy) absconded from the Industrial School, at Edwardstown. Description - 15 1/2 years of age, about 5ft. 2in. high, very fair complexion, fair hair, thin face, wore a brown suit, brown felt hat, and tan boots. - (C.3256)

Some features of this year’s issues:

• marine stores collectors' licences

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

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the year's issues. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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