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Aliens

https://archive.sro.wa.gov.au/index.php/greenough-police-station-au-wa-a1803This term was used during World War I to denote enemy subjects resident in Western Australia (although non-enemy subjects were also included). Registers denoting enemy subjects are :

Boulder

Broome

Fremantle

Greenough

Toodyay

  • ACC 422/63: Toodyay Police Station. Registration of Aliens 1916-1917
    Details provided as for Greenough Police Station.

General

This term is also used in Colonial Secretary's Office records to denote a foreigner (i.e., non-British) and is a useful subject heading when searching for foreigners in the Indexes to Colonial Secretary's Office records together with immigration and naturalisation.