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Papers and reminiscences of Victor Jelliman, 1849-1977 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1400595
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Jelliman, Victor T
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1849-1977] 
6 cm. (3 folders) 
Summary

Jelliman family papers and history. Typescript drafts of short stories and reminiscences covering his war service in both World Wars, the Rand Revolution of 1922 and his decision to emigrate.

Biography/History

Victor Jelliman was born ca. 1890 in South Africa and served in German East Africa in World War I. In 1927 he emigrated to Australia to take up specialist sheep and wool duties. He enlisted in World War II and was taken prisoner by the Japanese in Singapore and was put to work on the Thailand Burma Railway. He was stud master at 'Merrivale' near Yass and died in 1981 in a retirement village at Cootamundra. He never married.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 7659.

Subjects Jelliman, Victor T. -- Archives.  |  Jelliman family.  |  Burma-Siam Railroad.  |  World War, 1914-1918.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.  |  Sheep -- Breeding -- New South Wales.
Time Coverage 1849-1977 
Occupation Stockmen.

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