Webb, William Purnell

Accession Number PR91/004
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Diary, Memoir
Maker Webb, William Purnell
Date made 1914-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/1897
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Photocopy of typed account of prisoner of war (POW) experiences 1942-1945. Mentions Leles, Batavia, Burma, Rangoon, Moulmein, Thambuzyat (Thanbuzuyat), Phoniphen, Micon, Saigon, Singapore, Happy Valley Road Camp, Maji, Hainan, Shambara engineering works, HMS Spearer, No 8 Australian POW Reception Camp Manila. Also typed extracts from diary during his First World War service.