Native Labour Gangs 1943


National Archives of Australia, Darwin Office Series Series F1 Item 1942/435 Native Labour Gangs - Employment by Army 1943 Copyright Paul Mackett 2019 11. 1.1943 Letter from Native Affairs Branch Alice Springs to the Administrator Alice Springs Native Labour Units - Staging Camps 1. Barrow Creek (New) Labourer Age Tribe Wife Children Sex Age Sandy 30 Kaitj Blanche (at Hayes Station) Mick 30 Anmatjira Rosie (at Mt Esther Station) Ben 25 Kaitj Single Long Mick 35 Waramulla Ada Kipper 35 Aranda Mary (at Mt Esther) Jack 35 Walberi Lily Infant F 1 Alice Springs Jack 20 Aranda Single Dick Walberi Doreen Billy Walberi Topsy Louie F 8 Mabel F 7 Ruth Ruth F 2 Ned 20 Kaitj Single Eric 20 Aranda Single Three absent at Ti Tree Well dinner camp doing temporary work. I did not get the names of these three boys. Fourteen boys are employed at New Barrow Staging Camp. 2.Banka Banka Labourer Age Tribe Wife Children Sex Age Larry 35 Youngman Maggie (had boy) Nipper 30 Walberi Maisie H/C ?Bruce 30 Walberi Nellie Jack Mumbuwuna 40 Walberi Ruby Winnie Saturday M 7 Jack Prindinang 35 Walberi Tiji Jack 40 Mary Johnnie M 7 Jacky M 5 Jim H/C M 4 Margaret F 9 mths Jacky Gura kari 55 Walberi Maudie Lily F 5 One child at Tennant Creek Jack Ilanjoy 55 Walberi Lily Eileen F 7 Andy M 5 Angus M 4 Victor M 3 Billy Wundmarri 50 Walberi Rennie Maudie Topaji F 8 Riley M 7 Daisy F 11? (Daughter of Billy, mother dead) Alick Bulbarr 18 Walberi Single Willie Malijee 30 Walberi Darlie (at Tennant Creek) Peter Marsh 30 Kaitj Elsie (at Singleton Station) 3. Native Isolation Hospital (55 Camp Hospital, Tennant Creek) Name Sex Age Tribe District Complaint Colley, Larry M 27 H/C ex Darwin Pulmonary TB, Chronic Colley, Maudie F 26 H/C ex Darwin Pulmonary TB, Chronic Colley, Baby F 3 H/C ex Darwin In good health, Dr Catalano aadvises child should be removed to Institution Foster, Harry M 40 H/C Tennant Creek Blind, Chronic TB Albert M 25 Walberi Ti-Tree Well VD Billy M 30 Mai-li Alligator River Clarrie M 30 Mai-li Alligator River Gonorrhea Gambalgo M 25 Gunwinggu Gumadir River (Arnhem Land) VD Johnnie M 25 Kaititja Barrow Creek ? Paddy Bingall M 20 Wagidj Anson Bay & Delissaville TB glands in Neck Peter Kapita M 25 Milingimbi Milingimbi Pulmonary TB Roy Madbalk M 15 Wagidj Anson Bay & Delissaville ? Toby M 25 Anmatjira Ti-Tree Well ? Elsie 1 F 35 Mai-li Alligator River Granuloma Inguinal Elsie 2 F 25 Mai-li Alligator River VD Mary Ann F 40 Muluk Muluk Daly River TB Silver F 35 Wuraidbuk Alligator River VD 15.10.1943 Letter from S/Sgt Clarey, Larrimah to Native Affairs Branch Alice Springs 1. Natives in this Compound as at this date, employed by Army and dependents, set out hereunder :- (my spelling may not be perfect PJM) Paddy Dedungoo Bobby Cockerlis Jerry Moorandaal Fred Nawoolbunga Gilbey Woolara (Police boy) Peter Sekumpa Frank Huddaway Paddy Djapeer Charlie Djanamar Willie Mooriminnie Joe Buddarla Spider Kungalma Willie Roper John Jumbal Dick Bumgudbut Victor Kinderella Jolly Layawunga Paddy Moolur Spider Karmoolkpain Jack Wallaby (Tracker) Bob Booroodeesbar Archie Cameron (Tracker) Jargo Milleerwoolwool Archie Wilson Jack Mynemore Allen Mundarr George Mooldoomana George Yingoo Jack Korela Charlie Mulloogarnie Harry Murrayunga Peter Kulgulurrie Norman Biddeen Nugget Dungulgarrie Jack Buddayaal Dinah Djaramulla (Cook) Jim Woodacre Rose Mateballeeri (Cook) Donkey Aroega Gracy Warwool (Cook) Douglas Boodbyne 2. Dependents Jerry Moorandaal Nora Marloong, wife Vera (age 9 yrs) Bruce (age 4 yrs) Willie Mooriminnie Florida Neeneeyuan, wife Frank Huddaway Don (age 3 yrs) Jack Wallaby Nora Leeratree, wife Archie Cameron Lena Iyingarbi, wife Charlie Mulloogarnie Jimmy (age 8 yrs) Peter Kulgulgurrie Daisy, wife Jean (age 2 mths) John Jumbal Clara, sister 3. Employed 38 males 3 females 41 Total Dependents 7 females 5 children 12 Total Total in Compound 53 1.12.1943 Letter from Native Affairs Katherine to the Administrator Alice Springs Approval is sought to employ the following aboriginals at the Katherine Native Depot :- Pat Laurie Storeman Tommy Merrick Labourer Davey Wyndham Labourer Mosek Labourer Micky Mam-bee-oe Labourer Topsy Cook Judy Cook
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