Grant, Ronald Norman (Corporal, b.1922 - d.1972)

Accession Number PR04588
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: .5 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Letters
Maker Grant, Ronald Norman
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of TX15347 (T23029) Corporal Ronald Norman Grant, 19 Australian Driver Section, Second Australian Imperial Force, New Guinea, 1943.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Consists of one letter from Corporal Ronald Norman Grant to an unknown family member, dated 6 [July] 1943. This letter was written by Corporal Grant while he was serving with his section in New Guinea, shortly after his transfer from the Citizen’s Military Forces to the Second Australian Imperial Force. In his letter, Corporal Grant writes about sports, his diet, tobacco, obtaining a razor, watching a boxing tournament, and a medical incident involving a man from his unit. He also responds to news regarding family and mutual acquaintances.