RC08390

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ID number RC08390
Title March 1942, The Changi Internment Camp, Signatures of Internees, August 1945
Classification Published Collection
Object type Souvenir
Maker Various (Maker)
Place made Singapore: Changi
Date made 1942-1945
Measurement Overall: 160 cm x 60 cm

Description

Paper scroll containing thousands of signatures of male and female internees in Changi civilian internment camp.

Signatures were collected by British internee Len (Leo) Farrell during his incarceration in Changi civilian men's internment camp from 1942-1945. Len was a musician (clarinet and saxophone) and conductor of Changi concert band. Some signatures faded. Decorative heading by Australian A.T. Greig.

Donated by Peggy Farrell, widow of Len Farrell.

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