Historical information

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.

Physical description

Artificial Christmas tree on wooden stand decorated with bells, stars and candles, supplied to Camp 3 by the Red Cross.

Inscriptions & markings

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.