Houlahan, William Ronald (Private, b.1912 - d.1996)

Accession Number PR88/052
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Memoir
Maker Houlahan, William Ronald
Date made 1941-1942
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/048/096
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection relating to the Second World War service of NX28978 Private Ronald William Houlahan, 1940-1942.

Wallet 1 of 1 contains a diary kept by Houlahan during his service in Singapore between 1940-1942 as well as a typed retrospective memoir on the involvement of the 2/15th Field Regiment, 29th Battery B Troop members in the Battle of Malaya and Singapore, 1940-1942. Their movements during the war and involvement in the Battle of Singapore are outlined and other topics covered include impressions of Singapore, conditions, food, rations, air raids and downtime.