Barnewall, Sir Reginald Robert (Sergeant)

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Accession Number PR03387
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Barnewall, Reginald Robert
Place made Australia
Date made Unknown
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Autobiographical account, titled 'Operation Scupper', written by NX96541 Sergeant (Sir) Reginald Barnewall. It describes his involvement in 1942 in this planned commando mission to destroy a radio transmitter that was being used by Vichy French supporters to provided coded information to the Japanese forces regarding allied shipping, air and troop movements in the South West Pacific Area.