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153114
  • Title
    John Roscoe Nield papers, 1904-1972
  • Creator
  • Call number
    MLMSS 6455/Box 1
    MLMSS 6455/Box 2X
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1904-1972
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    153114
  • Physical Description
    0.55 metres of textual material (1 box and 1 outsize box) - manuscript, typescript, newscuttings, printed
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    John Roscoe Nield (1892-1975) went to the Superior Public School in Kogarah and Sydney Boys High School before studying law at the University of Sydney. He enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 23, 1 Apr. 1916 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A40 Ceramic, 7 Oct. 1916. He served as a lieutenant with the 18th Battalion and returned to Australia on the Anchises. He acted as a judge on the New South Wales District Court circuit from 1922 and was appointed in 1933. In 1964 he was made a judge in the Supreme Court where he presided until his retirement in 1962
  • Scope and Content
    Box 1

    Folder 1
    Item 01: John Roscoe Nield papers and ephemera, chiefly relating to WWI, 1913-1919

    Folder 2
    1911-1972; correspondence, mainly with the legal fraternity

    Folder 3
    1904-1909; school reports

    Box 2X
    1906-1966; diplomas, certificates, awards, newscuttings, mainly relating to his judgments
  • Source
    Presented by D.G. and J. Bowles in 1993
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I papers
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