Hunter, Norman Harold (b: 1919)

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Maribyrnong
Accession Number MSS1506
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 4 items
Object type Newspaper cutting, Papers, Photograph
Maker Hunter, Norman Harold
Date made 1993
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 94/0219
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

A collection consisting of a manuscript entitled 'Life in a Wartime Detonator Factory', a newspaper article 'Danger on the Home Front', a photograph of Mr Hunter and a commentary oh the photograph. 'Life in a Wartime Detonator Factory' gives a detailed account of Mr Hunter's work at Chemist in Charge of the Detonator Factory at West Maribyrnong (Vic.) during World War Two. The manuscript gives details on what the work involved, what the workers, in particular women, had to endure, and some of the accidents that occurred.