Historical information

The Author Arnold Oakley JORDAN enlisted in the 2nd AIF No TX3528 on 21.6.40 age 28 years 9 months. Posted to 2/40th Bn 25.6.1940, hospital with Influenza 24.8.1940, rejoin unit 9.9.1940, appointed group 3 Nursing Orderly and posted to 2/4 ACCS, embarked for Singapore 1.2 1941, hospital 23.5.1941 with Acute Tonsilitis, hospital 24.12.1941 with Malaria, rejoin unit 17.1.1942, reported missing 16.2.1942 (POW) Malaya, reported alive in Siam 22.8.1945, recovered in Siam 22.8.1945, embark for Australia 18.10.1945, evacuated to 111 AGH then 2/1st Con Depot, discharged from the 2nd AIF 23.1.1946. ACCS (Aust Casualty Clearing Station) AGH (Aust General Hospital) Siam (Thailand) Con Depot (Convalescent Depot)

Physical description

Paperback book written by Arnold Jordan. Japanese flag on front cover.

Inscriptions & markings

Handwriting on page 3. Gift inscription inside.