Folder 3 of 4 - Transcript entitled "The Defence of Tobruk" as told by Chester Wilmot and Officers and Men of the Garrison, 9 September 1941

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.294
Collection number PR89/056
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Folder
Item count 6
Object type Papers
Physical description 25 Image/s captured
Maker Australian Broadcasting Commission
Wilmot, Reginald William Winchester (Chester)
Place made Australia, Libya: Tobruk
Date made 1940-1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Papers of Maude Elizabeth Edmondson relating to the life and Second World War service of NX15705 Corporal John Hurst "Jack" Edmondson, 2/17 Battalion, Australia and Libya, 1916-1956.

Wallet 3 of 4 contains four folders.

Folder 3 of 4 contains a 15-page transcript produced by the Australian Broadcasting Comission's Field Unit with the AIF. The transcript is entitled, "The Defence of Tobruk: Part 1 - The Easter Battle [as] told by Chester Wilmot and Officers and Men of the Garrison" and was broadcast on 9 September 1941 at Tobruk. Collection also contains other miscellaneous items belonging to and collected by Corporal John Hurst "Jack" Edmondson’s mother, Maude Elizabeth Edmondson from the 1940s, including a guide for colour patches of the Australian Imperial Forces, various magazine cuttings relating to Corporal Edmondson from The Harvester Magazine and The Country Show Annual, and an undated list of items or Hurst family heirlooms.