Historical information

Else Oertel and her daughter Else-Lore were interned in Camp 3A from 1940. Her husband was not interned as he was on a business trip to Germany when war broke out.

Physical description

Olive green linen cover with embossing on edge and spine. Gold printing on spine. 256 pages. The front of the original dust cover has been attached to the inside of the book. It is colour picture of four children in a farmyard with chickens and two cats. Painted by Ettel Kate Burgess.

Inscriptions & markings

Hand written inside: Else-Lore Oertel from the Red Cross, Christmas 1942, Tatura Internment Camp 3A.