Legoe, Tom Elder, DSM (PM7252, Able Seaman, RAN)

Accession Number MSS2153
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Rymill, Peter
Place made Australia: South Australia
Date made March 2012
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition

Biographical manuscript summarising service experience of Able Seaman T.E. Legoe DSM during the Second World War. Details experiences onboard the HMAS Australia from 12 August 1944 to April 1945, including naval actions in the Philippines, Morotai Island, Leyte Gulf and Lingayen Gulf; as well as first-hand accounts of multiple kamikaze attacks. Describes promoting investment in the 4th Victory War Loan after VJ day. Includes a map of the Southwest Pacific theatre showing locations of action involving the HMAS Australia during Legoe's time onboard.