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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