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Woolf, John Hugh Ramsay
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Woolf, John Hugh Ramsay (VX87411, Private, 2/23rd Battalion)
Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX87411 Private John Hugh Ramsay Woolf, 2/23rd Infantry Battalion, [date unknown].
Wallet 1 of 1 – Contains a manuscript written by Private John Hugh Ramsay Woolf titled “Private life of Private Woolf”. The manuscript details the author's experiences during the Second World War, initially as a member of the Victorian Scottish Regiment and then with the 2/23rd Infantry Battalion. The manuscript begins by describing the author’s experiences of enlisting with the Victorian Scottish Regiment and a period of service in Western Australia. After enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force, the author outlines training and preparation for service overseas. Finally the manuscript examines the author's experiences of combat on Tarakan in the Netherlands East Indies, and his immediate post-war life.