WW1 Aboriginal Census for Home Duties Yarrabah

        

Queensland State Archives Item ID ITM2043631 Start Date 01/01/1915 (approximate) End Date 31/12/1916 (exact) Access Status Summary Open Previous System Identifiers A/58922; SRS4354/1/14; A1 Item ID 2043631 "Lists of Aboriginal people living at various settlements to be used for war census purposes. Census purposes refers to using Aboriginal people for home front duties such as, labourers and stockmen." (Full digital copy availavle at Queensland State Archives.) Yarrabah Mission Format - Name, Age, Occupation List of Aboriginals and Halfcastes at Yarrabah between the ages of 18 and 45 years Otto, 30, Labourer Phillip, 30, Labourer Francis 4 Mile,30, Labourer Toby, 33, Labourer Herbert, 35, Labourer Reynold, 18, Labourer Ted O'Brien, 40, Labourer Charlie Hyde, 33, Gardener David 4 Mile, 35, Labourer Oliver, 25, Labourer Geo Singleton, 26, Supervisor Alex, 36, Labourer Martin, 40, Labourer Teddy 4 Mile, 22, Labourer Archie Kyuna, 25, Labourer Claude, 38, Labourer Victor, 23, Bush Carpenter Peter, 25, Labourer Amos, 24, Labourer Norman, 22, Captain of Launch Andy, 25, Labourer Charlie 4 Mile, 30, Labourer Mymo, 28, Labourer Ernest, 35, Baker Charles, 27, Bush Carpenter Harold, 22, Gardener Ellison, 20, Labourer Luke, 26, Labourer Johnnie, 21, Labourer Walter, 30, Labourer Octane, 28, Labourer Charlie Palmer, 42, Labourer Albert, 33, Labourer Billy Brown, 40, Labourer Neddie, 40, Labourer Bertie, 43, Labourer Frank, 41, Labourer Sydney, 36, Captain of Ketch Albert Underwood, 42, Labourer Fred, 39, Labourer Alex Bybee, 44, Labourer Geo Christian, 45, Labourer Henry Chemo, 45, Labourer Henry Myingha, 40, Labourer Percy, 18, Labourer Dennis, 30, Labourer Pattison, 19, Labourer Renben, 30, Labourer Norman, 20, Labourer Joshua, 35, Labourer Clement, 35, Thatcher Long George, 40, Labourer Tom Silver, 25, Labourer Charlie Night Is., 25, Labourer Jack Robinson, 28, Labourer Jimmy, 19, Labourer Jhinna Murgha, 18, Labourer Ronald, 18, Drayman Eugene, 20, Labourer David, 18, Labourer Donnie, 18, Labourer Edwin, 20, Labourer Timothy, 19, Labourer Christmas Davie, 30, Labourer Bellview, 18, Ploughman All of the men on the last page (above) are all within the Specified age, many of them are physically unfit. ________________________________________________________
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