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Wyllie, David Michael
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Second World War, 1939-1945
Wyllie, David Michael MID (Staff Sergeant)
A letter written in Malaya on 30 January 1942 by Wyllie to a friend or relative back in Australia. In the letter Wyllie is very outspoken on the incompetence and inefficiency of the organisation of the Australian troops. He also makes highly critical comments about civil servants, the small number of Australian and British troops in Malaya compared to the Japanese, and the inefficiency of the Lewis gun again the Japanese guns and planes.