Mulcahy, Desmond Henry

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria Barracks
Accession Number PR01375
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Letter
Maker Pope, Keith
Date made 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

Original letter to General Army Headquarters written by the men of the 2/19 Battalion commanded by Acting Warrant Officer Desmond Henry Mulcahy praising his leadership during their internment in a Japanese POW camp and requesting confirmation of his rank. Letter was written and signed by VX41419 Cpl Keith Pope, on behalf of the men under the command of Mulcahy, whilst they were prisoners of war under the Japanese.