Collection P3 - Pinkard Political Press Cuttings

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Pinkard Political Press Cuttings


  • 1925-1944 (Creation)

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5 albums

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Born Leith, Tasmania, Australia, 27 September 1894. Died Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 16 August 1981, aged 86 years. Son of Alfred Pinkard and Harriet Shackcloth. Husband of Frances Grace Hooker. Corporal 40th Infantry Battalion. The 40th Battalion was the only all-Tasmanian battalion of World War One, formed as part of the 3rd Division, an Australian infantry division that served on the Western Front. The 40th Battalion was established in Tasmania and trained at Claremont before embarking for Europe in July 1916. It served in France and Belgium from 1916 to 1918.

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Deposited by E.D. Pinkard Feb. 1971

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Press cuttings mainly relating to the Australian Labor Party, politics, elections, etc. collected by Ernest Douglas Pinkard from 1925 - 1944.

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Open for research

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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

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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CE August 2018




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