"Message to Colin 1943" - A message and song to Lt Colin Simper for Christmas 1943 from his wife Irene

Accession Number S02007
Collection type Sound
Measurement 7 min 32 sec
Object type Recorded letter
Physical description Disc 78rpm - Acetate
Maker Simper, Irene
Date made 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

Side A: voice message to Lieutenant (Lt) Colin Simper, Mrs Simper states how much he is missed; that his daughter Eleanor, was too young for the recording and is with her Grandmother for the day; she says that she cannot wait for his return so that the three of them can settle down together; Mrs Simper says that this is her gift to Colin for Christmas 1943. Side B: Mrs Simper sings a song to Colin. SX21753 Lt Colin D. Simper 2/48 Battalion AIF, died of wounds at Tarakan Borneo on the 9 June 1945.

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