File File 5 - Material relating to career as Judge's Associate, including service in Second World War

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UQFL418-Series B-Subseries 8-File 5


Material relating to career as Judge's Associate, including service in Second World War


  • 1937-1966 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Alistair Macdonald was born in Georgetown, North Queensland on 2 June 1896 to Alexander Rose Macdonald and Nancy Macdonald (nee Armitage). He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 5 October 1914 and served in Belgium and France as part of the 12th Infantry Battalion, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. He later became Associate to Alan Mansfield and accompanied him to the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.

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Material relating to Alistair Macdonald's career as Associate to Justice Alan Mansfield, including correspondence, small notebook, Statement issued by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Sydney and Melbourne, in an endeavour to throw light on the present trouble in North China, sovenier for Allied forces present at the surrender of the Second Japanese Army, Certificate of Service of an Officer, order of service for Thanksgiving for Victory in Europe, The dominions: partnership or rift by Arnold L. Haskell, Alistair Macdonald's passport, satirical notes on the first day of International Military Tribunal for the Far East, photographs of Justice Norton Stable and Justice Alan Mansfield.

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Arranged chronologically by processing archivist.

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Unrestricted access.

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Copyright applies. Contact the Fryer Library.

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  • English

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Created, FF, 17-Nov-2020




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  • Box: UQFL418 Box 4