|Place||Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||0.4 shelf metres: 2 boxes|
|Object type||Diary, Letters, Papers, Photograph|
Jeffrey, Agnes Betty
|Place made||Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra, Palembang|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM315 419/052/003|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Jeffrey, Agnes Betty (Sister)
Papers of Sister Agnes Betty Jeffrey, an Australian Army Nurse with 8 Division AIF and a prisoner of war in Palembang camp, Sumatra 1942-1945. The papers comprise handwritten diaries, letters, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, photographs, leaflets and recipes, hand written sheet music, drawings, poetry and notes. The drawings depict camp buildings and various aspects of life in camp, such as a ration parade, sleeping arrangements and physical tasks required of the prisoners.
For ease of reading, a typed transcript of the original handwritten diairies kept by Betty Jeffrey, transcribed by Mr Rod Miller in 2010, was added to this collection in March 2014.