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Folder - Wartime Camps. - Japanese Families Camp 4. Major Jim Sullivan Collection.

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

Description
Black two ring folder containing printed sheets in plastic sleeves.
Size
31 x 28 x 8 cms.
Object Registration
C0351
Keywords
japanese internees, camp 4 tatura, james sullivan, yoizuki
Historical information
James Sullivan was a Lieutenant in the Australian Army in WW2, and a casualty from the conflict in New Guinea. Medically unfit for active service he was posted to Camp 4 Internment Camp as a member of the Garrison. He became very popular with the Japanese internees, especially the children, and was responsible for arranging reunions of former Japanese Internees after the war.
When Made
2015
Significance
Includes original material from the war years, lists of names of internees, details of repatriation on the "Yoizuki" including original newspaper reports, details of arrival of group of internees from New Calledonia, copies of official wartime correspondence, material relating to individual internees, and correspondence relating to the publication of the book "Beyond All Hate".
Last updated
15 Oct 2018 at 10:05AM