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Papers of Lloyd Pursehouse, 1939-1944 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1781801
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Pursehouse, Lloyd
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1939-1944] 
5 cm. 
Summary

The papers consist mainly of personal letters to his wife. There are some photographs, newpaper cuttings and a school magazine recording his obituary.

Biography/History

Lloyd Pursehouse joined the Public Service as a cadet. He was patrol officer in charge of the Finschhafen District at the outbreak of the war. As a member of A.N.G.A.U. he watched Japanese movements in Finschhafen. He was killed in enemy action at Sio in 1944.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : MS 3752.

Subjects Pursehouse, Lloyd -- Archives.  |  Australia. Army. Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Papua New Guinea.  |  Peace officers -- Papua New Guinea -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1939-1944 
Occupation Patrol officers.

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