BTN #1 National Film and Sound Archive
This video was about two soldiers who tried to get caught stealing cloth because life as a soldiers was harder than a convict.
Sudds and Thompson wanted to be free from boredom, homesickness and brutality.
Francis Forbes was the first chief of justice in New South Wales.
Sudds and Thompson’s punishment was seven year doing work in chains.
What did Thompson do after he finished his seven years slavery?
Did any other people have the same punishment as Sudds and Thompson?
The purpose of the chief of justice was so everyone did the right thing and followed the laws of the land.