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Wallet with comb, colour patch and calendar - Private C. J. Smith, 2/30 Battalion
Physical description:
Leather; Plastic; Felt; Brown leather wallet with broken stud fastening. One side of the wallet is made up of a pocket with a clear plastic window. Inside this pocket is a green plastic comb and a plastic card printed on one side with a calendar for 1941 and the reverse with 1942. The other side of the wallet is divided into four pockets. The top pocket is smaller than the others and also has a clear plastic window. A colour patch for 2/30 Battalion is stored inside. The patch is a grey oval with a vertically alinged rectangle of purple next to yellow sewn in the centre.

Summary:
Associated with NX2573 Private Charles James Smith from Lismore, NSW. Smith was born in Bangalow, NSW in 1915 and joined the AIF on 23 April 1941. He served with 2/30 Battalion in Malaya and was taken prisoner by the Japanese. He was kept as as prisoner of war in Thailand and died there on 1 November 1943.

NX2573 - SMITH, Charles James (Jim), Pte. - HQ Company, Transport Platoon. Died of illness, Sonkurai 3 (Dysentery)
Keywords: NX2573SMITH

Wallet with comb, colour patch and calendar - Private C. J. Smith, 2/30 Battalion

Physical description:
Leather; Plastic; Felt; Brown leather wallet with broken stud fastening. One side of the wallet is made up of a pocket with a clear plastic window. Inside this pocket is a green plastic comb and a plastic card printed on one side with a calendar for 1941 and the reverse with 1942. The other side of the wallet is divided into four pockets. The top pocket is smaller than the others and also has a clear plastic window. A colour patch for 2/30 Battalion is stored inside. The patch is a grey oval with a vertically alinged rectangle of purple next to yellow sewn in the centre.

Summary:
Associated with NX2573 Private Charles James Smith from Lismore, NSW. Smith was born in Bangalow, NSW in 1915 and joined the AIF on 23 April 1941. He served with 2/30 Battalion in Malaya and was taken prisoner by the Japanese. He was kept as as prisoner of war in Thailand and died there on 1 November 1943.

NX2573 - SMITH, Charles James (Jim), Pte. - HQ Company, Transport Platoon. Died of illness, Sonkurai 3 (Dysentery)

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Filename:REL29745.jpg
Album name:makan / Relics
Keywords:NX2573SMITH
Source:From the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Reproduced with permission. ID Number: REL29745
Date:1941
Filesize:37 KiB
Date added:Jan 07, 2006
Dimensions:300 x 460 pixels
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