|Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra
Young, Wilma Elizabeth Forster
|Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra
Second World War, 1939-1945
Hand knitted vest : Captain W E F Oram, 13 Australian General Hospital
Woman's hand knitted, rust coloured sleeveless vest made from cotton 'string'. Body of vest is knitted in moss stitch while the neck and armhole edges, and basque, are ribbed.
Knitted by VX5878 Captain Wilma Oram while she was a prisoner of war in Sumatra, using needles made from fencing wire taken from the camp fence.