Diary of QX17031 Pte R.O Raaen 1940-1945 2/26 Battalion AIF

Diary of QX17031 Pte R.O Raaen 1940-1945 2/26 Battalion AIF

[Aspley, Qld?]: [Ron Raaen?], [2000?]. Original wraps. Quarto, (298 x 213 mm.), 254 pp. ill, facs., map., perfect bound in ill. card wrappers. Near fine, scrape on back cover, signed on t.p. by Ron Raaen. Near fine. Item #741

Ron Raaen enlisted in the 2/26 Battalion AIF at Kelvin Grove Barracks, Brisbane on 19 July 1940. The diary tells the story of his service in Singapore and subsequent time as a prisoner of war of the Japanese. It is supplemented by the recollections of other men, facsimilies of other documents and drawings done by one of his mates in Changi.

Price: $100.00

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