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Navy Days Booklet.

From the Collection of Lara RSL Sub Branch McClelland Ave Lara Victoria

Description
Rectangular shaped booklet, light blue in colour with a navy blue spine.
Size
295mm x 210mm x 10mm thick.
Object Registration
936
Keywords
booklet, ww2, navy days 1942-1946,alec.m.hilliard.
Historical information
Navy Days makes no claim to be a great story. It is simply my story (Alex. M .Hilliard) recording nearly four years in the Australian navy during World War ll, and written primarily for my family, to whom, along with my ship mates, it is dedicated.
Significance
These memoirs have three major sources. First: My home letters, which my mother kept. These provide the skeleton for the contents, hopefully preserving the personal and informal aspects of my story. Second: Covering my sea-time, the " Monthly Reports of Proceedings " from H.M.A.S. " Junee " to the Naval Board, as subsequently released. These contain the details of " where " , " when " and "" why", naturally absent from my correspondence for security reasons. Third: My memory, such as it is nearly sixty years after the events, offering other inclusions, I would wish to share.
Inscriptions & Markings
NAVY DAYS
Alec. M. Hilliard
Last updated
15 Aug 2019 at 2:34PM