Blair, John Murray (Lieutenant Colonel, b.? - d.1985)

Accession Number PR03006
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: x 1 cm
Object type Papers, Photograph
Maker Blair, John Murray
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Milne Bay
Date made 1941-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Papers of Lieutenant-Colonel Doctor John Murray Blair relating to his position as commanding officer of the 11 Field Ambulance at Milne Bay during the Second World War. Items include correspondence prepared by Blair regarding equipment issues, preliminary medical reports and two sketch maps of areas in Syria and North Africa. Other items also include four poems written by Blair written in early 1941 and two photographs taken at Torokina, Bougainville in June 1945.