The Resource Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II, Brian Willis

Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II, Brian Willis

Label
Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II
Title
Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II
Statement of responsibility
Brian Willis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents research which reveals the significance of Aboriginal people's role in the defence of Western Australia in World War II; discusses Army recruitment policies for Aboriginal people and the Commissioner's and Protector's responses; proposed establishment of Native Auxiliary Corps and later the native Labour Corps; role of Kalumburu Mission labour in in constructing a runway in 1940 and later the designation of the Mission as Naval Coastwatching Station; Aboriginal heroes of the Broome air attacks; discusses the potential for Aboriginal 'disloyalty' seen by the authorities, and the lack of evidence of this happening
Cataloging source
WLB
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Willis, Brian
Dissertation note
Thesis (M. Phil., Australian Studies) - University of Western Australia, 1995.
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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  • Farmer, Augustus Pegg
  • Barunga, Albert
  • McQuire, Robert
  • Morrison, Arthur Edward
  • Harris, Norman Charles
  • Hunter, Robin
  • D'Antoine, Charles
  • Dardan, Jerry
  • Aboriginal Australian soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II, Brian Willis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Typescript (photocopy)
  • "December 1, 1995"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [75] -78
Contents
Enlistment -- Native Auxiliary Corps -- Labour, surveillance and rescue -- Security, control and evacuation -- Conclusion -- Appendix "A" : Aboriginal Service Roll -- Appendix "B" : Lombadina Grand VP-Concert programme
Control code
000012344237
Dimensions
30 cm.)
Extent
1 CD-Rom (ii, 78, [10] leaves
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study; Closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
MAR08/241
Other physical details
maps
Stock number
MAR08/241
Label
Aborigines and the Defence Forces in Western Australia in World War II, Brian Willis
Publication
Note
  • Typescript (photocopy)
  • "December 1, 1995"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [75] -78
Contents
Enlistment -- Native Auxiliary Corps -- Labour, surveillance and rescue -- Security, control and evacuation -- Conclusion -- Appendix "A" : Aboriginal Service Roll -- Appendix "B" : Lombadina Grand VP-Concert programme
Control code
000012344237
Dimensions
30 cm.)
Extent
1 CD-Rom (ii, 78, [10] leaves
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study; Closed quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
MAR08/241
Other physical details
maps
Stock number
MAR08/241

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