|Place||Europe: Greece, Crete|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||2 items (1 cm)|
|Object type||Letter, Copy|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 96/0408|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Buchecker, Ron 2/7 Battalion, C Company
Transcript of letter dated August 1941 from V.X.4212 Ron Buchecker 2/7 Battalion AIF, C Company to his mother. Describes the preparation and his eventual escape with another Australian and two New Zealanders by boat from Soua, Crete rowing and sailing in the Mediterranean Sea a distance of 400 miles south east to Sidi Barrani, Egypt.