Coridas, Clement Douglas (Corporal, b.1909 - d.1967)

Place Asia: Singapore, Changi
Accession Number PR05986
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Notebook
Maker Coridas, Clement Douglas
Place made Singapore
Date made 1942-1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX46480 Corporal Clement Douglas Coridas, Singapore, 1942-1945.

Collection consists of a notebook is crudely made from scrap paper, from the period that Singapore was under British control and bound with twine. It covers the period 20 February 1942 to 15 August 1945 and contains several short draft letters to Cpl Coridas' mother, several lists of names of other soldiers of unknown identity, an account of the number of aircraft that flew over the camp on a given day, and several hand-drawn calendars crossing off days.