Yeomans, James 'Jim' Fulton (Leading Writer)

Accession Number PR03414
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 8 wallets: 8 cm
Object type Letters, Computer disk, Typescript
Maker Yeomans, James Fulton 'Jim'
Place made At sea, Australia, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1942-1945; 2004
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Collection relating to S5294 Leading Writer James Yeomans, Royal Australian Navy, 1942-1945. It comprises correspondence written by Yeomans to his mother Ada, typescript copies of the letters and a story on CD titled ' A Ripple in Time' written by Jonathon Sheahan, Jame's grandson, based on the wartime correspondence. The correspondence provides a detailed account of some of his wartime experiences, including his training at Flinders Naval Depot and service as a writer on HMAS Shropshire as well as his recreational activities.