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Book - Diamond Valley Remembers 1939-1945

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Size
29.5cm x 21cm
Object Registration
04667
Keywords
roy hillard, eleanor sumner, bob campbell, dulcie cox, lancelot riky, charles nelson, reg johnson, frank collings, george armstrong, stan ware, lorna mill, ann hewett, reg angwin, ruby talbot, dion hogan, elean dansey, mary keppel, charles baker, elaine grigg, len grigg, kathleen kennedy, arthur dykes, eric wood, frances jensen, mary edwards, frank wilson, harry hewett, mick marks, audrey wass, ian wall, joyce anderson, john grant, jean gee, noel mcintyre, allan dunn, reminscences, oral history, world war 1939-1945, world war 2, ww2, australia remembers, northern metropolitan college of tafe, watsonia, personal narrative, watsonia barracks
Historical information
An Oral History Project - An Australia Remembers New Work Project funded by the Department of Employment, Education and Training. Sponsored by Northern Metropolitan College of TAFE. The Australia Remembers 1945-1995 campaign was a pageant of events commemorating the end of World War II.

34 chapters include reminiscences from 34 men and women mainly from the Watsonia Returned Servicemen's League recording their memories of the war years for the benefit of the [Shire of] Diamond Valley community.

This copy is signed by Eleanor Sumner who is also a contributor.
When Made
1995
Made By
Northern Metropolitan College of TAFE
Significance
This book comprises a collection of unique and individual personal narratives of World War 2, written 50 years after the war and preserved for future generations. The collection is linked through the association of the participants living in the Diamond Valley area in Melbourne's north in 1995.
Last updated
19 Apr 2019 at 6:16PM