March 1942, The Changi Internment Camp, Signatures of Internees, August 1945

Accession Number RC08390
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 2/1/35
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 160 cm x 60 cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Digital format and content protected by copyright. Non-commercial use permitted.

Paper scroll containing thousands of signatures of male and female internees in Changi civilian internment camp.

Signatures were collected by British internee Len (Leo) Farrell during his incarceration in Changi civilian men's internment camp from 1942-1945. Len was a musician (clarinet and saxophone) and conductor of Changi concert band. Some signatures faded. Decorative heading by Australian A.T. Greig.

Donated by Peggy Farrell, widow of Len Farrell.