Documents relating to the service of Alexander R.C. Johnstone

Place Asia: Korea, Inchon, Jinsen POW Camp
Accession Number AWM2019.22.193
Collection number PR01044
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type File
Item count 6
Object type Book
Physical description 200 Image/s captured
Maker Johnstone, Alex R C
Wilkinson, J D
Place made Korea: Inchon, Jinsen POW Camp
Date made 1942-1947
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Documents relating to the Second World War service of NX20572 Corporal Alexander Roland Campbell Johnstone, 2/15th Field Regiment and Audit Office, Command Pay Staff of the AIF in Malaya.

This file contains a handmade 1942 Christmas menu from Jinsen Camp featuring drawings of a candle and a bottle, a book titled “Chosen Recipes" written by Johnstone at Jinsen Camp with recipes ranging from sweet to savoury, and a book titled “Chosen Cocktails" containing recipes for a variety of beverages. The file also includes a pencil sketch of Johnstone in uniform, a book titled "Sketches of a POW in Korea" by J.D. Wilkinson containing drawings with captions, and Johnstone’s demobilisation procedure book including discharge forms.

This file contains:

Christmas menu, 1942;
“Chosen” recipes by Alexander R.C. Johnstone;
“Chosen” Cocktails;
Sketch of Alex Johnstone by unknown artist;
Sketches of a POW in Korea by JD Wilkinson;
Demobilization Procedure Book