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NX47542 - SMALL, Mervyn Lindsay (Jimmy), Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon
This frame is taken from a film in the collection of the Australian War Memorial, ID: F07341, "Arrival of evacuated POW from Sumatra at Singapore".

It shows Pte. Jimmy Small, who was a POW at Palembang, on a Dakota aircraft which was used to ferry recovered POWs and internees back to Singapore in September 1945.

He was a member of 15 Platoon, C Company of the 2/30 Battalion. After the fighting at Gemas, he escaped from Singapore and made his way to Sumatra. He was taken prisoner and became a POW in Palembang, Sumatra.

Pte. Small was recovered from the Japanese at Sumatra on 5/9/1945, was transported to Singapore, and embarked per Karoa on 29/10/1945 for return to Australia.

He disembarked in Sydney on 20/11/1945.

See also: http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/F07341/
Keywords: 20131126c

NX47542 - SMALL, Mervyn Lindsay (Jimmy), Pte. - C Company, 15 Platoon

This frame is taken from a film in the collection of the Australian War Memorial, ID: F07341, "Arrival of evacuated POW from Sumatra at Singapore".

It shows Pte. Jimmy Small, who was a POW at Palembang, on a Dakota aircraft which was used to ferry recovered POWs and internees back to Singapore in September 1945.

He was a member of 15 Platoon, C Company of the 2/30 Battalion. After the fighting at Gemas, he escaped from Singapore and made his way to Sumatra. He was taken prisoner and became a POW in Palembang, Sumatra.

Pte. Small was recovered from the Japanese at Sumatra on 5/9/1945, was transported to Singapore, and embarked per Karoa on 29/10/1945 for return to Australia.

He disembarked in Sydney on 20/11/1945.

See also: http://www.awm.gov.au/collection/F07341/

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Filename:20131126003.jpg
Album name:makan / Individuals
Keywords:20131126c
Notes:Copyright expired - public domain
Source:From the collection of the Australian War Memorial, ID: F07341
Date:c 9/1945
Filesize:97 KiB
Date added:Nov 26, 2013
Dimensions:600 x 450 pixels
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