Thomas Dignum

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Walter E. Pidgeon, Illustration from The Eureka Stockade by Raffaello Carboni, Sunnybrook Press, 1942, offset print.
Art Gallery of Ballarat, purchased 1994.
State Prisoners, 1855.
Courtesy Ballarat Heritage Services.

Background

Thomas Dignum was born in Sydney, Australia

Thomas Dignum was one of four known Australian born insurgents in the Eureka Stockade. He was one of the pikemen.[1]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Dignum signed the Benden Hassell compensation petition.

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

Treason Trials

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.

References

  1. Blake, Gregory, To Pierce the Tyrant's Heart, Australian Military History Publications, 2009, p.177.

External links


Pikeman detail from the Peter Lalor Statue, Sturt Street, Ballarat. Courtesy Ballarat Heritage Services.