2/12 Battalion Association

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Accession Number PR00570
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 9 items (17 cm)
Object type Letters
Date made c 1983-1995
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0680
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Letters written by former members of 2/12 Battalion to assist in the writing of the unit history, `Of storms and rainbows'. Topics include training in Australia, England and Egypt before serving in the Middle East (particularly Tobruk), and training after returning to Australia. Topics also include Battle at Milne Bay and KB Mission, invasion of Goodenough Island, battles at Buna-Sanananda and the Finisterre Ranges (particularly Mount Prothero). Includes poems. (Name index of contributors in folder 1).