soldier settlement


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soldier settlement

n
(Agriculture) Austral the allocation of Crown land for farming to ex-servicemen
soldier settler n
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At war's end, and even though status Indians were officially eligible for programs such as the Soldier Settlement Act of 1919, which was designed to help veterans transition into an agricultural lifestyle, the Act designated the Department of Indian Affairs as the administrator of all benefits, allowances and pensions for status Indian people.
The State Rivers and Water Supply Commission administered irrigable lands: Closer settlement schemes followed each of the world wars as Soldier Settlement Schemes.
We haven't been given that respect in terms of having First Nations involvement and discussions under the NRTA," said Chief Lonechild, referring to a $35 million payment made by the Crown to the Province in December 2009 for Soldier Settlement Lands rights and resources.
In 1917 the Canadian government introduced the Soldier Settlement Act, which was hailed as a bold scheme to re-establish returning veterans on the land.
After the war both men were allotted Block 144 at Bankstown Soldier Settlement, and tried unsuccessfully to make a living for themselves and their families on the six-acre poultry farm.
As an ex-serviceman from the First World War with the right to Soldier Settlement, his choosing of a homestead was less desperate than it was for most land seekers but little better informed for farming purposes.
Focusing on the geography of empire, they describe the importance of place and memory in the dislocation of nineteenth-century Irishness and Irish places in its sites of resistance, in the landed estates, and in its gender identities in household spaces in townships, and of Australia's identity in its wheatlands and its Presbyterian discourse, They find trans-location in environment-identity in Australia, in soldier settlement in New Zealand, and regulation of prostitution in India and Hong Long.
After the First World War, the Soldier Settlement Board bought 85,000 acres of reserve lands in order to give it to returning veterans.
Soon after the war, in the late forties, an area of farmland at Meunna, west of Preolenna and half an hour south of the town of Wynyard, had been selected as a soldier settlement area.
9) It was only with the 1919 Soldier Settlement Scheme, an official attempt to increase Kenya's white settler population by providing cheap land to ex-service men and women, that Nanyuki came into its own as a distinct area.
Many of these works, however, have focused on the public stories of return--commemoration, remembrance, returned services organisations, the propagation of the Anzac legend, repatriation, soldier settlement and pensioning.
The Soldier Settlement Board (SSB) acquired over 85,000 acres of Indian reserve land in Western Canada for non-Aboriginal soldier settlement in the years immediately after World War I, constituting a significant erosion of the lands remaining to Aboriginal people.
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