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Lot No. 850

Auction No. 27
Category Australia
    Collections, Accumulations and Selections
Est. $90
Status Auction Pending

 

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WWII 1943-1945 range of envs complete with correspondence detailing the travel from Perth to Melbourne & the subsequent experiences of a Sgt Joan Jackson of the 4 Aust AWS Company based at "Site 15, Darley Vic." incl her time at No.7 Clerical Instructors Course at Osborne House, North Geelong plus the personal experiences of Myers and its automated doors, dances, tennis & males! Noted letter telling of the German mis-treatment of a Dutch soldier she was seeing in Melbourne. Latter letters focus on the joy at the end of the war & the use of her coupons etc. Some on "Australian Comforts Fund" letter heads & all envs with "Australian Military Forces Passed by Censor" cachets noting North Geelong & Mil. PO Darley cds's. Mixed cond in places. Incls a b&w photo in one letter showing soldiers in gully & annotated on reverse with "just before being captured in Singapore Feb 1942". An amazing social history in over 30 letters.