Marshall, Hugh Ernest (Warrant Officer, b.1925)

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Accession Number PR04129
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 2.5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Log book
Maker Marshall, Hugh Ernest
Place made Australia, Borneo, Malaya, New Guinea
Date made 1943-1946
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 40880 Warrant Officer Hugh Ernest Marshall, Numbers 20 and 42 Squadrons (RAAF), Australia, New Guinea, Malaya, and Borneo, 1943-1946.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection consists of one blue-felt covered RAAF "Observer's, Air Gunner's and W/T Operator's Flying Log Book" with Marshall's name written on the cover and again on the bottom edge. The log book notes Marshall's training on Avro Ansons, then his time spent serving in both Numbers 20 and 42 Squadrons, predominantly flying Catalinas on missions between Australia and New Guinea. Of note are several entries relating to the evacuation of prisoners of war from Kuching.