Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum, Tatura
Seven Australian military forces internee/POW service and casualty forms, overprinted Japanese in individual plastic envelopes, clear plastic cover with a green border and back cover. Also the last page has details of the first Australian POW taken by Japanese on Australia soil and the first Japanese POW on Melville Island and captured by the aboriginals, one of who spoke fluent Japanese.
The interesting records of Japanese civilian internees in Camp 4. The Rev Len Kentish, pilot Hajime Toyashima and take to Cowra where he became one of the ringleaders of the infamous breakout and died during the attempt and made available with the efforts of the Knee family with the cooperation of the Australian Archives, also Shepparton News cutting, Keith Esson, Alan Fitzgerald. Italian farming soldiers.
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On the green border - Australian Archives Brighton May 1991 Camp 4 Yasukichi and Terese Mupvakami and family internment camp records.