John Stanton Davis Mellick Archive


Accession number
Correspondence, papers, photographs, minutes, mementos, speeches, research notes and reports.
System of arrangement
Arranged into 10 series
8 archival boxes
A series and item list is available
Administrative / Biographical history

John Stanton Davis Mellick, was born in Ireland in 1920 to John and Violet Mellick. His father had served in England during the First World War with the Australian Flying Corps. The family moved to Rockhampton, and soon after Brisbane, where his father gained employment with the postal service. After attending Brisbane Grammar School in the 1930s, he studied accountancy before beginning his association with the Australian Armed Forces. Commissioned Lieutenant in October 1939 he attended Duntroon Military College and served with distinction in New Guinea from 1940-1945 with HQ 5th Division and Royal Australian Signals Regiment, retiring as a Major.

Access restrictions
Unrestricted access.
Conditions of use
Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY-NC
Preferred citation
31553, John Stanton Davis Mellick Archive, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.