Tracey, Charles Patrick (Major, b.1908 - d.1974)

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Accession Number PR03469
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary, Photograph
Maker Tracey, Charles Patrick
Place made Singapore, Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942 -1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to NX70508 Major Charles Patrick Tracey, 2/26 Battalion, Second World War. Collection comprises of five diaries written by Tracey documenting his service from the fall of Singapore in 1941, his captivity as a prisoner of war of the Japanese (in Changi), and his return to Australia in 1945. The diaries also include recipes, poems, and lists of those who died. There is also a black and white studio photograph of Tracey.