AWM Photos etc

The Australian War Memorial (AWM) has over 115 photos and interview recordings 
that contain references to the 2/15th Battalion.

 

Search their Collections Site using "2/15th infantry" firstly as a search term.  
There may be others that can be under different search terms of course.

 


  

The following non-photographic holdings come from a search.

 

Reference Name     Description
     

 

S03064

 

QX9616 AR Bickle Audio Recording. Allan Robert Bickle as a private 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion, Middle East in the period 1940-1943, interviewed by Martin Hadlow

 

PR89/161

 

QX17864 RC Betts NOTEBOOKS AND LECTURE NOTES KEPT WHILE ON OFFICER TRAINING AT DUNTROON AND A BRIEF ACCOUNT BY BETTS OF HIS WOUNDING AT EL ALAMEIN

 

S03051

 

NX12305 RWG Ogle Audio Recording. Colonel Robert William George Ogle DSO (Rtd) as Commanding Officer 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion, Middle East in the period 1940-1943, interviewed by Martin Hadlow
PR00737 QX13454 WA Dawson Papers of QX13454 Private William Alexander Dawson (2/15th Battalion) relating to his stay over 1943-44 at a camp for escaped prisoners of war in Wald, Switzerland, particularly his contact with an Albert Blum of Rapperswil, Saint Gallen. Dawson had escaped from an Italian POW camp, after being captured in Greece

 

3DRL/6175

 

QX11277 PJ Zorich SERVICE RIBBONS (6). ARMY DRIVERS LICENCE. RECORD OF SERVICE BOOK INCLUDING PHOTO. PAY BOOK. AMF DELIVERY NOTE. CIVILIAN IDENTITY CARD, MAY 1945. PERSONAL EQUIPMENT CARD. DISCHARGE CERTIFICATE, JUNE 1945

 

PR82/174

 

PX9 PW Bosgard COPY OF MEMOIR ENTITLED "THE BENGHASI HANDICAP" RECOUNTING THE DONOR'S EXPERIENCES IN THE WESTERN DESERT AND FOLLOWING CAPTURE, HIS POW EXPERIENCES IN ITALY AND AUSTRIA

 

PR84/195

 

QX6784 RK Huggins HANDMADE NOTEBOOK CONTAINING RECIPIES, GERMAN VOCABULARY, MENUS, BOOK LISTS, VARIOUS WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. THE ORIGINAL "OMAR KAYYAM" COVER WAS RESCUED FROM THE GERMANS FOLLOWING HIS CAPTURE AT DERNA IN 1941

 

 PR86/103

 

QX5378  AM Connor  TYPESCRIPT OF MEMOIRS ENTITLED "APPROVED TO WEAR FIVE SERVICE CHEVRONS" DESCRIBING ENLISTMENT, EMBARKATION AND SERVICE IN PALESTINE AND NORTH AFRICA AND LIFE AS POW IN ITALIAN AND GERMAN PRISON CAMPS

 

S03068

 

Various members

Audio recording. George Soden (sergeant), Alec Ray (lieutenant), Tom Pulsford (warrant officer), Alec Harold Glanford (private), Noel Clarence (private), Robert Frederick Cowie (major), Ron Brown (private) all 2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion, Middle East in the period 1940-1943, interviewed by Martin Hadlow
3DRL/7966 QX8012 JH Giddins Collection related to Pte James H Giddins, 2/15th Battalion, and a prisoner of war in Italy and Germany. Consists of: Folder 1 - 45 letters sent by Pt Giddins to his mother Mrs Manning, while serving as a POW in Italy, 1941-1943; Folder 2 - 19 letters sent by Pte Giddins to his mother while serving as POW in Germany, 1943-1945; Folder 3 - 3 telegrams and letters sent by Pte Giddins in 1945 on his return to England; Folder 4 - 9 letters sent by Pt Giddins to friends and family, 1942-1944; Folder 5 - 8 messages received through the Apostolic Delegation, North Sydney, Christmas 1942 and Easter 1943, Greetings from Giddins and 6 messages and answers sent by Mrs Manning to Pte Giddins; and Folder 6 - 3 telegrams, 4 cards and 1 letter sent to Mrs Manning by members of her family while on active service. Also a leaflet by the Australian Red Cross Society with directions for sending letters and post cards to Australian Prisoners of War.

  


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