Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX37385 Private Francis Prosser, 2/29th Australian Infantry Battalion, Malaya, Singapore, Australia, 1941-1946

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Accession Number AWM2022.6.21
Collection number AWM2016.651.1
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 15
Object type Papers
Physical description 71 Image/s captured
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
Prosser, Francis
Place made Australia, Malaya, Singapore
Date made 1941-1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX37385 Private Francis Prosser, 2/29th Australian Infantry Battalion, Malaya, Singapore, Australia, 1941-1946.

Wallet 1 of 1 consists of various papers relating to the service of VX37385 Private Francis Prosser. This includes a Christmas card, diary, letters, telegrams, transcriptions and Prosser’s discharge certificate. The diary, dating from 15 February 1942 to 10 November 1944, discusses Private Prosser's time spent both in Changi Goal and on various working parties around Singapore Island. Included in the diary are mentions about the treatment of sick prisoners, including an account of Pte Prosser receiving an appendectomy, and details about the different sorts of work that prisoners were forced to undertake while on work parties in Singapore.