Darling, Janet Patteson 'Pat' (Sister)

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra
Accession Number PR01989
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Wallet: 24.5 x 36 x 2.5 cm
Object type Manuscript, Book
Maker Gunther, Janet Patteson
Date made 1998-2001
Access Open
Related File This file can be accessed via the Memorial's Reading Room. AWM371 89/0242
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

Typescript memoir (98 pp) titled "Eastern Interlude", written in 1998 by Janet 'Pat' Darling (nee Gunther) covering her Second World War nursing service in Malaya and, following the sinking of the 'Vyner Brooke' off Banka Island, subsequent experiences as a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Sumatra (Palembang). Also included is an illustrated publication 'Portrait of a Nurse: Prisoner of War of the Japanese 1942-1945, Sumatra', by Pat Darling (nee Gunther), MID, signed by author (published by Don Wall, Moss Vale, ISBN No 0 9585418 1 7).