Chalker, Jack Bridger

Places
Accession Number PR03008
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Object type Plan, Work of art, Documents, Script, Printed Record, Sketchbook, Currency
Maker Brazil, Rob
Chalker, Jack
Commonwealth of Australia
Kan, Willem C 'Wim'
Wodehouse, Pelham Grenville
Place made Burma Thailand Railway: Chungkai, Burma Thailand Railway: Nakom Paton, Singapore, Thailand
Date made 1942-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Description

A collection of papers and sketches c 1942-1945 some of which are the work of Jack Bridger Chalker comprising: a typed copy of the Prisoner of War ( POW) working party list for Havelock Road Labour Camp, Singapore, 1942; pencil and green wash on paper drawing of 'Plan of Kanyu River Camp' with text 1943; pencil on paper drawing 'Plan of Hintock No.5 Railway camp' with text, 1945; photogravure reproduction of original drawing by Jack Chalker, 'Cooking fires from sick huts at sundown', Chungkai Hospital, 1943; scripts, character and cast list for plays by P G Wodehouse and Willem (Wim) C Kan produced at Nakom Paton hospital camp, 1944-1945; medical and physiotherapy notes, illustrations and patients' lists from Nakom Paton, c1943-1945; eight Japanese issue currency notes collected by Jack Chalker 1942-1945; one anniversary, three Christmas and five birthday cards in pen and ink and watercolour by Rob Brazil, 'Akki' and Lt 'Smudger' Smith, 1944; two leaflets of instructions for allied prisoners of war and Japanese guards dropped after the Japanese surrender.