Richards, Charles Rowland Bromley 'Rowley' (Captain, b.1916 - d.2015)

Accession Number PR01916
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 7 boxes + 1 folio + postal tube
Object type Document, Letter
Maker Richards, Charles Rowland Bromley 'Rowley'
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942-1943
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 89/1088
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Papers of Dr C R B Richards, MBE OAM ED, covering the period of Richard's Second World War service as a medical officer with the 2/15th Field Regiment. The diaries and correspondence (1942-1943) relate chiefly to Richard's time as a prisoner of war in Changi, Burma and Japan. Includes meticulous medical records on the condition of unit members in the prisoner of war camps. Other records relate to Richard's post-war career, including his presidency of the 2/15th Field Regiment unit association; photographs and research materials relating to the writing of 'The survival factor'.