Major Roy Maynard: home movie 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps personnel Malaya

Accession Number F11542
Collection type Film
Object type Home movie
Physical description 8mm standard/b&w and colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Maker Maynard, Roy Bryant
Place made Malaya
Date made 1941-1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Three 8mm Black and White and Colour films taken by Major Roy Maynard AAMC while serving in Malaya prior to the fall of Singapore. Major Maynard, a dermatologist, was initially a member of 2/9 Field Ambulance and then attached to 2/10 Austtralian General Hospital. The films show local people, street scenes, fellow officers including Dr John Cade and Dr John Park. The colour footage includes different flowers (frangipani, hibiscus and others), landscapes. Scenes including nurses and the interior of the hospital are on the third film. Major Maynard was taken prisoner of war and interned at Changi.

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  • Part 1 Video of Major Roy Maynard: home movie 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps personnel Malaya (video)
  • Part 2 Video of Major Roy Maynard: home movie 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps personnel Malaya (video)
  • Part 3 Video of Major Roy Maynard: home movie 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps personnel Malaya (video)