Who was Nellie Payne?

Honour rolls, Sheffield. Dedicated 1921.


“Ellen Nora Payne-Woodcarver of Tasmania” by Russell Atkinson

Atkinson says “Other important honour boards completed about this time were those which recorded the names of district men who enlisted from the municipalities of Kentish, Bothwell, Glamorgan and Westbury.”

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), Monday 10 December 1917, page 3
KENTISH HONOUR ROLL SHEFFIELD, Saturday. A circular to head teachers of state schools has been issued by the council clerk asking for their co-operation and assistance in the compilation of a municipal roll of honour. Teachers are asked to take such steps as they deem best to obtain the following information in their portion of the district:-Full Christian and surname of soldier, regimental number, battalion or unit, date of enlistment, place of enlistment, whether killed, wounded, sick, or on active service.; any other information that may be, of assistance to the committee. Relatives and friends of soldiers are requested to forward to the head teacher of the nearest school the information referred to.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), Tuesday 26 April 1921, page 3