2/9 Field Ambulance Unit

Place Asia: Singapore, Changi
Accession Number MSS1709
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 2cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Flowers, William Alfred
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 95/0577
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

"2/9th Field Ambulance Unit Association: A Recollection by Bill Flowers of his time with 2/9th Field Ambulance: 8th Division AIF And its subsequent Unit Association". This manuscript deals the service of Private William A Flowers (VX27026) in the 2/9th Field Ambulance Division. He served in Singapore until he and his unit were taken as prisoners of war. They served at Changi and Selarang, dealing with prevalant tropical diseases and injuries sustained while on working parties. The manuscript also talks about the setting up of the Unit Association after the war and what the future holds for them.