ID numberMSS2153
Collection typeManuscript
TitleLegoe, Tom Elder, DSM (PM7252, Able Seaman, RAN)
Measurement1 wallet: 1 cm
Object typeManuscript
MakerRymill, Peter
Place madeAustralia: South Australia
Date madeMarch 2012
Copying provisionCopying permitted subject to physical condition
DescriptionBiographical manuscript summarising service experience of Able Seaman T.E. Legoe DSM during the Second World War. Details experiences onboard the HMAS Australia from 12 August 1944 to April 1945, including naval actions in the Philippines, Morotai Island, Leyte Gulf and Lingayen Gulf; as well as first-hand accounts of multiple kamikaze attacks. Describes promoting investment in the 4th Victory War Loan after VJ day. Includes a map of the Southwest Pacific theatre showing locations of action involving the HMAS Australia during Legoe's time onboard.