Clarke, Hugh Vincent (Bombardier, b.1919 - d.1996)

Accession Number 3DRL/6919
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Clarke, Hugh Vincent
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra, Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made 1945-1946
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/019/027
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection of five items relating to QX17307 Hugh Vincent Clarke who served with 2/10 Field Regiment and was a prisoner of war during the Second World War.

Wallet 1 of 1 - comprises typescript copies of affadvit, oath and covering letter regarding Clarke's identification of a Japanese Officer for the war crimes trials 1946 and the ill-treatment of prisoners of war. Also Clarke's detailed description of the voyage from Thailand to Japan aboard the Bioki Maru, and a final statement of account dated 1945 after Clarke was discharged from the Australian Military Forces.