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Related documents, 2008 - 2009

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 384/2

Scope and Contents

A small file of copies of original documents accompanies the memoir. These include a telegram, a letter and the text of a radio message sent from William Ainslie to his wife Margaret informing her of his internment, and a postcard from another internee mentioning Ainslie. There is also a passenger list for SS ‘Nellore’, documents relating to the reception of Malayan evacuees in Australia, and a newspaper obituary for Dr Peter Chopping, who served with the RAMC and was interned in Singapore (18 sheets).


  • 2008 - 2009

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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2015-10-29 11:45:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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