Guide to the Papers of Nabowla WWI Soldiers
|Manuscript Name||Papers of Nabowla WWI Soldiers|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 367|
|Last Updated||May 2020|
|Location||Special Collections, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Letters of First World War soldiers and notes about collection origin|
Collection Subject Type
Scope and Content
This collection contains letters of three First World War soldiers (Fred Shepherd, George Peddle and Arthur Partridge) from Tasmania who enlisted in 1916. It also includes notes about the collection origin, having been found in a shed in Nabowla, Tasmania by writer James McQueen in 1993
Date Range of Content
Frederick Shepherd was born on 20 July 1894 in Nabowla, Tasmania. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 5 April 2016 and was assigned to the 40th Battalion.
George Peddle was born on 4 April 1892 in Launceston, Tasmania. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 4 October 2016 and was assigned to the 40th Battalion.
Arthur Partridge was born in Dorset, Tasmania. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 10 August 1916 at 18 years of age.
Find A Grave : Frederick Charles Shepherd https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/175779485/frederick-charles-shepherd retrieved 21 April 2020
National Archives of Australia : Discovering Anzacs https://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/records/398806 retrieved 21 April 2020
UNSW AIF Project : George Peddle https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=237468 retrieved 21 April 2020
Access and Copying Conditions
Access: Open Access
This collection contains a variety of copyright material. Copyright is held by the creator of each item. Specific conditions for this collection are listed below. If no conditions are stipulated then the standard terms of the Copyright Act apply for published and unpublished items. Digitised material from manuscript collections is provided to clients by UNSW Canberra in good faith for private study and research only, and may not be published or re-purposed without the express and written permission of the individual legal holder of that copyright. Refer also to the UNSW copyright, disclaimer and takedown policy.
Copying: Copying of material for private study and research is approved
Papers of Nabowla WWI Soldiers, Special Collections, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, MSS 367, Box [Number], Folder [Number]
This collection was donated in 1993 by James McQueen, who found the material in a shed in Nabowla, northern Tasmania earlier the same year
This collection was originally included in the Papers of James McQueen (MSS 024)
World War, 1914-1918 – Archives
Soldiers – Australia – Correspondence
Fred Shepherd, 1894-1973
George Peddle, 1892-?
James McQueen, 1934-1998
Australia. Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921)
Collection origin notes
Letters - Fred Shepherd and George Peddle
Letters – Arthur Partridge and condolence letters upon his death