Buchecker, Ron 2/7 Battalion, C Company

Place Europe: Greece, Crete
Accession Number PR00723
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 items (1 cm)
Object type Letter, Copy
Maker Buchecker, Ron
Date made 1939-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 96/0408
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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.