Parer, Damien Peter (Official War Photographer, Department of Information b.1912 - d.1944)

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number PR84/389
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 8 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Date made 1942-1964
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 701/079/016
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

CONSISTS OF DRAFT NOTES WRITTEN BY PARER RELATING TO FILM MAKING, NEWSCUTTINGS, AND LETTERS TO A W BAZLEY CONTAINING BACKGROUND DETAILS ON PARER AND CORRESPONDENCE WITH R MASLYN WILLIAMS, M SCALES AND MRS ELIZABETH PARER. ALSO INCLUDES A DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY REGISTRY FILE TITLED 'THE LATE DAMIEN PARER: SERVICE DETAILS' RELATING TO PARER'S ACCREDITATION AS A WAR CORRESPONDENT, HIS ASSIGNMENTS IN 1942-43, A PROPOSAL FOR HIM TO BE RECOGNISED FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE, AND A CLAIM FOR A PENSION BY HIS WIDOW IN 1954. IT INCLUDES PARER'S WAR CORRESPONDENT IDENTITY CARD.