Wood, W. J.

Place Asia: Japan, Hiroshima, Hiroshima
Accession Number PR00518
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 items
Object type Papers
Maker Wood, W J
Date made 1943-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 94/0480
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Two laminated pages showing drawing and poem about being a prisoner-of-war at Christmas 1944 with signatures from Royal Air Force and Hong Kong Contingent, hand-drawn world map illustrating journey of the artist, graphs charting weight, and brief personal account describing journey in H.M.S. Dunera, postings, invasion of Singapore and being taken prisoner by the Japanese.

History / Summary

Two laminated pages showing drawing and poem about being a prisoner-of-war at Christmas 1944 with signatures from Royal Air Force and Hong Kong Contingent, hand-drawn world map illustrating journey of the artist, graphs charting weight, and brief personal account describing journey in H.M.S. Dunera, postings, invasion of Singapore and being taken prisoner by the Japanese.

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