Glen Alvie Remembers

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Accession Number MSS2004
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Glen Alvie Recreation Reserve Committee
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 2010
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

'Glen Alvie Remembers', a manuscript based on research into 28 former students of Glen Alvie State School who served in the First World War and 31 men and 3 women who enlisted form Glen Alvie for World War II. The manuscript provides biographical information on each serviceman together with information about their experience of war. For those that returned, the manuscript also provides information about what they did after their service. The manuscript includes the stories of four servicemen and their families who moved to Glen Alvie under the Soldier Settlement scheme after the Second World War. One of the accounts is of VX46834 Private Jack Beck, 4 Anti Tank Regiment, a prisoner of war in Changi who worked on the Burma-Thailand railway. The manuscript was compiled using a variety of sources, including stories from local families of the servicemen and other Glen Alvie residents. Also includes a short overview of each war. Includes a certificate, poem, photographs and letters. Softcover, 177 p.

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