War diary, 1941-12 - 1942-03
Scope and Contents
A narrative of Reilly's experience of the war in Singapore and her evacuation to Australia via Java (20 sheets). The file includes a letter from Reilly explaining the diary' s background.
- 1941-12 - 1942-03
Conditions Governing Access
For conservation reasons, this collection must be read on Cambridge Digital Library or Master Microfilm Reel 8236.
Biographical / Historical
Muriel M. Reilly's husband worked as a produce broker in Singapore. After the outbreak of war, she volunteered and from March 1939 worked as Cypher Officer to Governor Sir Shenton Thomas and Duff Cooper. Reilly escaped to Australia before the fall of Singapore and worked for American Intelligence there until she was repatriated to England in 1945.
1 file(s) (1 file) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Reilly, Muriel M
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: British, Association of Malaysia and Singapore (Person)
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