|Collection type||Digitised Collection|
|Object type||Diary, Memoir, Digital file|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Wallet - Diary and Memoir of Brother Karl Kirsch, 1942-1951
Collection relating to the Second World War and postwar experiences of Brother Karl Kirsch and his family, Australia and Papua New Guinea, 1942-1951.
Brother Kirsch was a deacon in the German Neuendettelsau Mission Society and worked in the Lutheran Mission in the Territory of New Guinea until his internment in 1942. He had trained as a nurse and also had qualifications in dentistry and midwifery. Brother Kirsch and his family returned to New Guinea in 1951 after becoming naturalised Australians.
The wallet consists of two folders of material: