Heyes, Kenneth Norman, d. 1981 (Lance Corporal, 1st Aust Corps Troop Supply Column AIF, POW)

Accession Number PR86/232
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 5 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Heyes, Kenneth Norman
Date made 1942-1945
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/047/050
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection relating to the Second World War service and POW experience of QX8731 Lance Corporal Kenneth Norman Heyes.

Wallet 1 of 1 consists of a photograph of Heyes and a diary and papers kept by Heyes between 18th February 1942 - 16 September 1945 during his time as a POW in Changi. Topics covered include recreational activities, boredom, rations and medicine supply, access to news, air raids, disease and death, nationalism, Christmas and daily life and notable moments in the camp. It additionally includes a more recent and concise handwritten summary outlining Heyes' movements and experiences as a POW between 1942 and 1945.