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Document - Camp 13 Murchison Pyrethrum Growing

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Description
A clear plastic front cover, red margin and back. Top right front "Camp 13 Murchison - Pyrethrum Growing - a Matter of National Importance."
Size
L 33 cm x W 23 cm
Object Registration
C0871
Keywords
pyrethrum growing, camp 13 mosquito control, mosquito control
Historical information
12 January 1943 the C.O Camp 13 Rec an urgent letter was rec. to employ POW's growing pyrethrum major ingredient in insecticides for the control of mosquitoes. as all previous supplies previously came from Japan.
When Made
12 January 1943
Made By
Australian War Memorial , Canberra (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
as above
Last updated
1 Aug 2018 at 3:33PM