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Railway Construction Workers 1916

AN 260 contains a complete listing of the Records of Service Registers for the Audit Branch (AU WA S491 cons2628 1), Chief Mechanical Engineer's Branch (AU WA S4585 cons1753 1), Commissioner's Office (AU WA S4585 cons1752 1), Electrician's Branch (AU WA S4585 cons1749 1 & AU WA S4585 cons1749 2), Locomotive Branch (AU WA S4585 cons1747 1-11), Miscellaneous (AU WA S4585 cons1754 1-17) and Railway Stores Branch (AU WA S4585 cons1750 1-11).

These Registers cover 1876-1908, though not all Registers cover all of this period. Information provided in the Registers can include name, date of entering service, date of birth, marital status, date of entering branch, designation, salary, increases, transfers, fines, resignations or dismissals, holidays due, leave taken, passes issued, sick or special leave.

Also to be found in AN 260 are the Indexes to the Records of Service Registers for the Ways & Works Branch 1880-1912 (AU WA S4586 cons1746 1), Chief Mechanical Engineer's Branch 1899-1901 (AU WA S4586 cons1746 2), Locomotive Branch 1881-1898 (AU WA S4586 cons1746 3), Registers of Casual Employment 1919-1934 (AU WA S491 cons2629 1-13) and Relief Workers 1933-1946 (AU WA S491 cons2629 14 & AU WA S491 cons2629 15).

AN 260/11 is an alphabetical index on microfiche of Railway Staff Journals compiled by Rosemary Downing covering the Commissioner's Office 1896-1907 (AU WA S4585 cons1752 1), the Electrical Branch 1894-1905 (AU WA S4585 cons1749 1 & AU WA S4585 cons1749 2), the Locomotive Branch 1898-1903 (AU WA S4585 cons1747 1-11) and the Permanent Way Branch 1894-1911 (AU WA S4585 cons1750 1-11). The index lists the accession number, volume and folio number, name, date of first appointment, age at time of first appointment, position, location, date record end date.

The following records are listed in the Series Registration System: