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Papers of George McNeilly, 1942-1986 [manuscript]
Bib ID 523198
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
McNeilly, George H. (George Houston), 1903-1987
 
Access Conditions Available for reserach. Not for loan. 
Description [1942-1986] 
2 cm. (1 folder) 
Summary

Exercise book containing an account of the fall of Singapore and McNeilly's imprisonment in Changi. Typescript of lectures on religion given while a prisoner in Changi.

Biography/History

McNeilly was a captain in the YMCA and a professional singer and musician. During World War II he was imprisoned in Changi Prison Camp.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7785.

Subjects McNeilly, George H. (George Houston), 1903-1987 -- Archives.  |  Changi POW Camp (Changi, Singapore)  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Singapore.  |  Prisoners of war -- Australia.  |  Prisoners of war -- Singapore -- Changi -- Biography.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.  |  Religion.
Occupation Prisoners of war.

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