Studio portrait of TX4275 Driver (Dvr) Ernest Cecil Craske, 2/4th Australian Casualty Clearing ...

Unit 2/4 Casualty Clearing Station
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Accession Number P05576.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Tasmania
Date made c 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of TX4275 Driver (Dvr) Ernest Cecil Craske, 2/4th Australian Casualty Clearing Station, of Hobart, Tas. Dvr Craske enlisted on 20 January 1941, and served in Malaya, becaming a prisoner of war (POW) of the Japanese after the invasion of Singapore in February 1942. He was held in POW camps in Singapore and Thailand until his release at the end of the war. He was discharged on 19 December 1945.