Green, William Richard (W1-Captain, 3rd Dragoon Guards, MC, MID, W2-Sergeant, 1 Australian Corps Petrol Park and Workshops, )

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Accession Number PR90/038
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 ITEM
Object type Copy, Letters
Maker Green, William Richard
Date made 1946
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0098
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

LETTER DESCRIBES EXPERIENCES AFTER LEAVING SYRIA IN 1942 ON "ORCADES", JAPANESE INVASION OF JAVA AND HIS CAPTURE. COVERS PERIOD AS A POW FROM 1942 TO 1945 WHILE WORKING ON BURMA RAILWAY, VARIOUS CAMPS, FORCED MARCHES, AND SEA VOYAGES. CONCLUDES WITH HIS LIBERATION IN 1945 AND REPATRIATION TO AUSTRALIA