Bradfield, Stanley Edward (Able Seaman/Anti-Aircraft Gunner, b: 1925)

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands
Accession Number MSS1634
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 0.1 metres (1 item)
Object type Typescript
Maker Bradfield, Stanley Edward
Date made 1942-1946
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Typed and illustrated memoirs (approx. 80 pages), titled "My Navy Days", by F4474 Able Seaman/Anti-Aircraft Gunner Stanley Edward "Blue" Bradfield, describing his personal experiences of training and service in, and demobilisation from, the Royal Australian Navy during 1942-1946. Bradfield served on HMAS "Dubbo", "Nizam" and "Quickmatch" throughout the South West Pacific, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon), East Africa, the Middle East and various coastal areas of Australia. Photographs show Bradfield before and during the war, in various locations, and the ships he served on.