- 1899-1953 (Creation)
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With the object of forming a body to be called the South African Returned Soldiers' Association a meeting of representatives of all Tasmanian contingents which served in the South African war was held in the R.S.L. rooms, Murray street, 3 September 1922. The Hon. Major Morrisby was in the chair. Mr. A. A. Hunt was appointed secretary pro tem. It was decided that all those present be formed into a provisional committee and that all ex-commanding officers be written to asking for their assistance. It was resolved that the next meeting of the association be held on the first
Monday in October. From TROVE: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/23629944
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Deposited by President T.S.A.R.S.A. 1970
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Collection of photographs dated 1899 to 1953
- Photograph album of scenes and people taken in South Africa during the Boer War including soldiers on board ship, scenery and settlers, c1899-1902 (also copy prints of 9 photos in album (ticked in album).
- Scenes of South Africa reprinted from Natal Mercury, no date c1902-1910.
- First Imperial Bushmen (mounted) in Hobart, c1899-1902.
4-5. Soldiers on board ship, wearing forage caps or helmuts, no date.
- Boer War veterans by War Memorial, Hobart, c1948-1952.
7-8. Boer War veterans by train on way to reunion, 31 May 1952.
- Reunion group, Hillwood, 8 March 1953.
- Opening R.S.L. Smithton, no date.
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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact Special.Collections@utas.edu.au
When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”
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