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Newspaper Clipping - Soldiers' Voices Heard in Radio Greetings

From the Collection of Dandenong/Cranbourne RSL Sub Branch 44 – 50 Clow Street Dandenong Victoria

Description
Newspaper clipping adhered to brown support card with note typed by a typewriter down left side.
Size
10.2 X 11cm
Object Registration
0506
Keywords
newspaper article, wwii
Historical information
Newspaper clipping of an article about Australian forces fighting in the Middle East doing a radio broadcast for friends and families at home. Exact date is unknown but during WWII.

VX 27898 Corporal Thomas John Morris Thomas (Tom Thomas) donated several items to Cranbourne RSL. He served in the Australian Corp Signals in WWII both in Australia and overseas. He was born at Womerah on 9/11/1906 and died at Koo Wee Rup 16/06/1984. He enlisted at Yarram on 1/7/1940 and was discharged at Royal Park on 9/3/1945.
When Made
WWII era
Inscriptions & Markings
Printed: "SOLDIERS' VOICES HEARD IN RADIO GREETINGS'
Typewriter: "STH GILAND SOLDIER - CPL. TOM THOMAS VX 27898"
Last updated
6 Mar 2018 at 1:34PM