Willis, Jack R E (Chief Petty Officer Yeoman of Signals)

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sunda Strait
Accession Number MSS1106
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 volume
Object type Papers
Maker Willis, Jack R E
Date made 1939-1942
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/040/052
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

"HMAS "Perth" " the story of the commissioning of this ship and its service until it was sunk during an engagement with the Japanese Navy in the Sunda Straits off Java. Also records the experiences of some crew members before they were taken prisoner of war (POW) of the Japanese.