Hong Kong: Swiftsure and Anson, 1943-01 - 1946-06
Scope and Contents
Photographs and souvenirs of events while Edelsten was aboard HMSS Swiftsure and Anson with the 4th Cruiser Squadron, including the unveiling of the memorial to Allied servicemen in the Dutch East Indies [later Indonesia] and ceremonies in Hong Kong following the surrender of Japan and marking the arrival of the newly released Governor, Sir Mark Young.
- 1943-01 - 1946-06
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
DateText: The majority of items date from November 1945.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Edelsten, John Hereward, Sir, 1891 - 1966 (Knight, Vice-Admiral) (Person)