Small clear glass bowl with a coloured photo of a tree lined street. A blue sky with the words Tatura in written in black.
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Small clear glass bowl with a coloured photo of a tree lined street. A blue sky with the words Tatura in written in black.
Given to Acting Captain Austin Appleby by and internee. Used by the Appleby family for over 50 years. Originally sent out by the German Red Cross to POW's and internees in the Tatura area in 1943.
Artificial Christmas tree on wooden stand decorated with bells, stars and candles, supplied to Camp 3 by the Red Cross.
Inscription on original box: Weihnachtszweige Die "Goldenen Nuisse" sind gefult also knacken 15 stuch. Translation reads: Christmas branches. The "Golden Nuts" are filled, therefore crack (them). 15 pieces.
christmas, appleby, red cross, camp 3, german pows, camp 3 tatura
Vincenzo Galea was an Italian POW in Camp 13 Murchison. This portrait of Valma Paterson was painted from a photograph supplied by her father George Paterson, a Hygiene Officer with the Australian Army.
Oil Portrait on canvas. Olive green background. A young lady with short dark brown hair. Gold highlights near centre part. Dark brown eyes and red lips. Wearing a light pink top with pleats on shoulders.
V Galea 23/11/45
camp 13, paterson, valma, george, murchison, vincenzo, galea, portrait
German and Japanese graves at Tatura Cemetery WW2.
Black and white photograph of at least 13 white crosses, marking graves. A row of stones in front of that. In front of the stones is a row of 6 white long sticks. Trees in the background. Looks like two big rocks, maybe marking graves, on the far right of the picture just behind the first cross.
german graves, japanese graves, tatura cemetery
Bernd Mildebrath, of Germany, visiting Jack Every, a 84 year old optician from Shepparton, who supplied his father in Dhurringile POW Camp with glasses in 1942. Bernd still uses the glasses case and frames. Photograph taken at Tatura Museum in 1998.
Black and white photograph of 2 men, one in a blue and white check shirt and dark tie and the other in a white shirt with tie.
bernd mildebrath, jack every, shepparton optician, dhurringile pow camp, ww2 glasses
Ole Helsten was a Finnish merchant seaman, who was interned at Loveday SA and Graytown camps Victoria during WW2.
Black and white photograph of a man looking at a folder which is open at a sketch of a man.
ole helsten, finnish merchant seaman, loveday camp, graytown camp
Mrs Liang is photographed with her son and grandson when they visited the Museum in January 1997. Mrs Liang was a camp 4 internee during WW2.
Black and white photograph of 2 males and a female, standing in front of a display board at the museum.
mrs liang, camp 4 internee
Group of Italian internees at No 3 Camp Rushworth Victoria. Photograph taken 10 March 1945. Back (l to r): Elpi Fortuna, Domenico Fortuna, Liliana Sabatini and Enrico Sabatini Front (l to r): Mario Fortuna (youngest child), Concetto Fortuna, Carmelo Fortuna and Mafalda Fortuna.
Black and white photograph of a 2 women and 2 men standing and 4 children standing in front of the adults. Tree behind in centre and hut of to the right. No 85 on ground in front. Tree stump to the right.
italian internees, no 3 camp, elpi fortuna, domenico fortuna, liliana sabatini, enrico sabatini, mario fortuna, concetto fortuna, carmelo fortuna, mafalda fortuna
The newly married couple, Friedrich and Aline Vollmer (nee Zollinger) were Templers who were internees in Camp 3 Rushworth. They were married in camp.
Black and white photograph of a group of 12 adults and a child. Huts behind them. Couple in middle are the Bride and Groom.
friedrich vollmer, aline zollinger, aline vollmer, templers, camp 3 rushworth, camp 3 weddings
The Librio family were Italian internees in camp 3 at Rushworth VIC. Photograph taken 10 March 1945. Back row (l to r): Andrea Librio, Giuseppina Librio, Concetta Librio and Giuseppe Librio (brother of Andrea). Front row (l to r): Umberto Librio and Maria Librio (children of Andrea).
Black and white photograph, taken from A W M. Shows a family of 5 Italians, 4 adults at back with 2 children at front. Tree behind just right of centre. Huts behind them. Number 853 on ground in front of them.
andrea librio, giuseppina librio, concetta librio, giuseppe librio, umberto librio, maria librio, italian internees, camp 3 rushworth, 853, private herbert cubbin, wendy hicks
Sister Beatrice Moore was the first matron at Camp 1 Hospital, Tatura during WW2.
Black and white photograph, head and shoulders, of a female nursing officer in Army uniform, looking to her left
sister beatrice moore, camp 1 matron, camp 1 hospital, sister moore
Joseph Walter Reinhold Wolfgarten was a German wool buyer, interned in Camp 1.
Coloured head and shoulders photograph of a distinguished gentleman with grey hair, moustache and glasses, wearing a suit, white shirt and blue tie. Has been laminated.
german wool buyer, german internee camp 1, joseph walter reinhold wolfgarten
Reginald Griffiths Jones was a guard at the Camp hospital and at POW Camp 13.
Black and white photograph of a man in army uniform, with trees in background and a cut of child to his left. Picture taken off another picture.
reginald griffiths jones, camp 13 guard, pow guards
Gardens done by the prisoners at Camp 13.
Black and white photograph of a pond with stones around the edge and two plymths and statue in centre. Background is two buildings, with windows open and some bushes.
camp 13, camp 13 internees, camp 13 gardens
3 of the guards at the opening ceremony for Camp 2.
Black and white photograph of 3 guards standing at ease, with a mound behind the centre man and trees in back ground. Foreground shows a sign "17th Garrison Battalion". In stones in front of that is some words and dates.
camp 2 rushworth, rushworth camp, camp opening ceremony, garrison guards, 17th battalion, norm whitford
The 4 women are wardens at Camp 4 Tatura, all ready for a game of tennis. Taken 1945. The wardens are: Nell Collins; "Bunnie"; Frances Sproat; and Pat Tongs in front.
Black and white photograph of 3 women standing and 1 women squatting in front of the others. Back ground is the side of a hut. Flowers in front of the women. There are 3 tennis rackets being held by 3 of the women.
camp 4 tatura, camp 4 army female wardens, nell collins, bunnie, frances sproat, pat tongs, peter liddelow, susan liddelow
Dr Carl von Brandenstein was born in 1909 in Hanover, Germany. He studied oriental languages and the history of religion at Berlin University (1928-1934) and Leipzig (1938-1939). His doctoral thesis was a dissertation on the iconography of Hittite gods. He was arrested in Persia in 1941 and sent to Australia where he was interned at Loveday Camp South Australia and in Camp 1 Tatura from January 1945 until his release in August 1946.
Four artworks in a dark wood frame with terracotta coloured matte. Item 1: Hospital Waranga. Tall gum trees in foreground, blue sky . Staff standing under the veranda and a red cross vehicle parked in front. A barbed wire fence surrounds the hospital. Item 2: Inside the Library. Item 3: Camp Barracks. Four huts in a row . A tree and garden in front. Item 4: Reading Room. A table in centre of the room with a single chair. Books and stationery items on the table. A lamp hangs from the ceiling. Bookshelves along the walls and paintings on the wall.
Item 2: "am letzten Tage deiner Internierung dem lieben Hans Wulff fur Errinnerung an gemeinsam gebautes" (English Translation: On the last day of your internment to dear Hans Wiulff for remembrance of what we built together.
camp 1, tatura, carl von brandenstein, internment camp loveday, waranga hospital, library, hans wulff
The sketch is of Marco Gazzi and internee during WW2, an Italian Dunera boy and drawn by Kurt Winkler (Kurwin) in 1943.
Sepia photograph (x 2) of a mans head and shoulders, facing to the left of the photograph. Wearing a beanie and uniform.
marco gazzi, italian internee, dunera boy, kurt winkler, kurwin
Some of the H S K Kormoran crew were house in camp 13. The German cross is a memorial to their fallen comrades.
Black and white photograph of 10 men standing and 10 men seated in front of a hut. Between the hut and the men is a large German cross on a stone plymth. A sign is being held by the 5th and 6th men from the left.
Sign: Lager Hortebeker 1942 H S A Kormoran
h s k kormoran, camp 13, german memorial, erich falk
The huts, in camp 3, were home to some of the Templer families from Palestine in 1941.
Black and white photograph depicting 3 huts across the middle of the picture, some smaller trees behind the huts and a large tree at the right hand side top of picture.
palestine families, templer families, templers, camp 3 templers, camp 3 internees, m haering
Camp 4 wardens, Pat Tongs and Mrs Collins "mummie".
Black and white photograph of two female wardens, in uniform. Stone fence behind them
camp wardens, pat tongs, mrs collins, camp 4 tatura
Excavating for subway at Waranga Basin. Gould Waranga No 2 channel.
Small black and white photograph of a man standing in-between a dozer dragging a tournadumper and a ???. Dirt piled up to the right. Trees in the background.
waranga basin, gould channel, no 2 channel waranga basin
Making of the Christmas pudding at Camp 4. Captain Scates in the middle.
Black and white photograph of 6 men, 4 in front and 2 behind. 3 of the 4 men in front in white aprons the other in uniform. The two men in background are in uniform. They are pouring liquid into two big tubs, making Christmas pudding.
christmas pudding, camp 4 kitchen staff, captain scates
WW2 internment camp wardens.
Black and white photograph of 3 women standing and 3 women seated. Brick background to right and bushes to left behind them.
wardens, army wardens, internment camp wardens, female wardens
Camp13 Admin staff and pay corps
Black and white photograph of 8 Army women standing and 4 Army women squatting. Hut in back ground and to the right. All in uniform.
camp 13 murchison, camp 13 admin staff, camp 13 pay corps, joyce montgomery
Joyce Montgomery was an AWAS nurse assigned to Camp 13, Murchison during WW2.
Black and white photograph of an Army nurse, in uniform, sitting on the edge of a cement pond with fountain. Ti tree fence and trees in the background.
joyce montgomery, awas nurse, camp 13, murchison internment camp, army nurses
Female Army Wardens were assigned to the internment camps during WW2. These two were at Camp 4 Tatura
Black and white photograph of two Army wardens, seated. One on the right is holding a cat, whilst the one of the left is stroking the cat. Army wardens standing behind them.
camp 4 army wardens, female army wardens, internment camp wardens, frances sproat
Army personnel assigned to Camp 3 Tatura during WW2. Sergeant Allan Timms is standing at the centre of row 2nd from the front.
Black and white photograph of 4 rows of men: 3 standing at back, 3 standing next row down; 6 men standing 3rd row down and 4 men seated. All in Army uniform and in front of a hut.
army personnel, camp 3 army personnel, garrison personnel camp 3, sergeant allan timms, wendy hicks
Army personnel at Camp 2 Tatura during WW2.
Black and white photograph of 4 men standing and 4 men seated. All Army personnel in uniform. Hut to the left of the men.
army personnel camp 2, camp 2 soldiers, lieutenant hardy, ww2 internment camps
Alfred Landauer was a Dunera Boy in both Hay and Tatura. These sketches have been in the possession of Mrs and Mrs Fallshaw in the UK.
A folio of Sketches and assorted writing by Dunera Boy Alfred Landauer
dunera, sketches, drawings, tatura, hay, landauer
History of the Love family, early selectors of Tatura and original residents of Moyola. Renamed to Moyola Park c.1950 as Margaret Love, the last surviving daughter of the family, wanted to keep the name Moyola for her home in Tatura. Upon her death she left her home, land and £5700 for the development of homes for the elderly, poor, and in need members of the community, resulting in the current Moyola Cottages and Moyola Lodge aged care facility. Excerpt from Early Families of Shepparton and District Book Three. Acknowledgements to Shepparton Family History Group Inc., Bossence by A. Tyson, and Norma J Sutherland
Black ringed folder
"Moyola Park" Generous Philanthropists to Tatura Community for many years
love family, moyola, moyola park
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