Territory Stories

W. M. Writer

Details:

Title
W. M. Writer
Name
W. M. Writer
Also known as
Writer, W. M.
Collection
WWII Darwin Commemorative Quilt; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945; The Darwin Commemorative Wall Quilt
Date
1992
Description
"Writer W.M. [obscured] arrived Naval Headquarters 56 Mitchell St. Darwin 18 Oct. Base then known as Penguin [obscured] later renamed HMAS "Melvill[e]" in 1940 dry season Navy were premier team in NTCA competition remained 27 months in 'Melvill[e'] missing air raids narrowly. Later served afloat "Adelaide" "Ipswich" "Nepal" "Norman". 1943-45 Retired RAMR in Rank of [Lieutenant Commander(S) obscured]".
Abstract
Writer W.M. [obscured] arrived Naval Headquarters 56 Mitchell Street Darwin 18 October. Base then known as Penguin [obscured] later renamed His Majesty's Australian Ship "Melvill[e]" in 1940 dry season Navy were premier team in Northern Territory Cricket Association [?] competition remained 27 months in 'Melvill[e'] missing air raids narrowly. Later served afloat "Adelaide" "Ipswich" "Nepal" "Norman". 1943-45 Retired Royal Australian Naval Reserve in Rank of [Lieutenant Commander(S) obscured].
Notes
The quilt was assembled between 1992 and 1994. It was first put on display at the Northern Territory Library in 1995.; Quilt section
Language
English
Subject
Quilt; Commemorative; Second World War, 1939 - 1945; Northern Territory
Series
The Darwin Commemorative Wall Quilt
Digital format
Cropped 624w X 612h Size 26.61k
File type
image/jpeg
Use
Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
Copyright owner
Library & Archives NT
License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/207169
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/207169
Related items
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/716477

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