NAIDOC Week 2014 l Serving country: centenary and beyond

NAIDOC Week 2014 l Serving country: centenary and beyond

Indigenous Servicemen in the State Library collection

Alfred Duroux - NSW servicemen portraits, 1918-19 image

Date of Birth: 11.8.1892
Date of Enlistment: 12.6.1918
Trade or Calling: Labourer
Born in or near what Town: Cangai via Copmanhurst
Address prior to Enlistment: Cangai via Copmanhurst
Rank, Number, Battalion, Distinctions: D Coy
Casualities and where:
Name & Address of Next of Kin: Ruby Pearl Duroux Cangai via Copmanhurst (Wife)

Reference: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander volunteers for the AIF: the Indigenous response to World War One / Philippa Scarlett. Macquarie, A.C.T. : Indigenous Histories, 2011

You can access this portrait among others on the State Library’s catalogue here.

Are you a family member of Alfred Duroux?

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