Lynam, Mervin Lorn

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Accession Number MSS1257
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 item
Object type Manuscript
Maker Lynam, Mervin Lorn
Date made 1986
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 89/1188
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1920-1929
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Manuscript titled `A knockabout sort of a fellow' - Lynam's autobiography of his varied life which included a stint in the peacetime RAN and British Army before his World War II RAN service. His duties included diving on one of the Japanese submarines which entered Sydney Harbour and convoy escort duty in the South West Pacific, stopping at Moratai, Kok Island, Philippines, Sandakan and Macassar.