John Roscoe Nield

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First name: John

Middle name: Roscoe

Last name: Nield

Personal information:

John Roscoe Nield (1892-1975) went to the Superior Public School in Kogarah and Sydney Boys High School before studying law at the University of Sydney. He enlisted in the A.I.F. aged 23, 1 Apr. 1916 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A40 Ceramic, 7 Oct. 1916. He served as a lieutenant with the 18th Battalion and returned to Australia on the Anchises. He acted as a judge on the New South Wales District Court circuit from 1922 and was appointed in 1933. In 1964 he was made a judge in the Supreme Court where he presided until his retirement in 1962

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.
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