Osborne, George Hamlyn (Lance Corporal, b.1909 - d.1954)

Place Europe: Germany
Accession Number PR85/068
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 2 cm.
Object type Papers
Maker Osborne, George Hamlyn
Place made Australia, Germany
Date made c.1941-1944
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/078/026
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX42980 Lance Corporal George Hamlyn Osborne, 2/23 Infantry Battalion. Collection consists solely of black and white photocopies. The first is a copy of a 'wartime log', kept by Osborne while a prisoner of war of the Germans in Oflag VA in Weinsburg, Germany. It contains commentary, poetry, illustrations, music, stories, photographs, menus and other souvenirs. The second item is similar with the exception of photographs. The third item is a photocopy of a cloth banner embroidered with '2/23 Battalion' and the signatures of various POWs.