Worsfold, Donald Frank (Private)

Accession Number PR03453
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: +1 folio
Object type Album, Papers
Maker Unknown
Place made British Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Egypt, Germany: Munich, Greece, Greece: Crete, North Africa: Libya, United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: England, Hampshire, Aldershot
Date made 1940 - 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection relating to the service of NX4218 Private Donald Frank Worsfold, 2/3 Battalion, Second World War. Collection comprises service documents, postcards, a photo album, with headings, captions, drawings and a poem.

History / Summary

The album is well presented, with headings, captions, borders and embellishments done by hand. The first page, entitled "Memories of Crete", contains photographs of original graves of Australian soldiers, including that of NX125 Captain Orpen Boyd Moriarty, and a related poem. Captured in the photographs are military, recreational, cultural, and architectural themes. There are photographs of men in stage costumes; of Stalag VIIA, Moosburg, near Munich; and photographs taken in Westendlager, a staging camp in Munich. Pasted into the back of the album are three pencil drawings.

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