Willis, Jack R E (Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Perth, RAN)

Places
Accession Number PR87/185
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Willis, Jack R E
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/116/033
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

AN ACCOUNT, WRITTEN FROM MATERIAL SUPPLIED BY P O WILLIS, OF THE SINKING OF HMAS PERTH IN THE SUNDA STRAITS, THE STRUGGLE OF SURVIVORS TO REACH SANGIAN ISLAND, AN ATTEMPT TO SAIL BACK TO AUSTRALIA AND EVENTUAL SURRENDER TO THE JAPANESE