World War, 1939-1945 - Pacific Ocean

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Date: 1946 From: Ellis, Albert Fuller (Sir), 1869-1951: Papers Ref: MSX-9321 Description: Inscribed copy of Albert Fuller Ellis's publication 'Mid-Pacific outposts' which centres on the operations of the Nauru and Ocean Island relief expedition. A...
Date: 8 Nov 1992 - 08 Nov 1992 By: Fergusson, Leslie Brian Alexander, 1920-2016 Ref: OHInt-0641/05 Description: Leslie Brian Alexander (Pick) Fergusson born Rawene 1920. Gives family backgound and refers to connection with the Fergusson Governors General which hasn't b...
Date: 12 Dec 1997 By: Williams, David Claverly, 1917-2010 Ref: OHInt-0636/7 Description: David Williams was born in Christchurch in 1917. Gives details of his family background. Mentions his father was Canon Henry Williams, a vicar and son of a m...
Date: 2 May 1984 - 02 May 1984 By: Craig, Alexander, 1894-1989 Ref: OHInt-0101/04 Description: Alexander Craig born Waipu, Northland 1894. Outlines family background - maternal grandparents came from Nova Scotia to New Zealand in the sailing vessel `Ma...
Date: 27 April 1984 - 27 Apr 1984 By: Meek, Leslie Lockhart, 1918-1999 Ref: OHInt-0101/12 Description: Leslie Lockhart Meek born Wellington 1918. Outlines family background - mother a tailoress in Te Aro House, later James Smiths. Recalls polio epidemic (1930'...
Date: [circa 1939-1945] By: Finlay family Ref: MS-Papers-11947 Description: Papers relating to World War II. Comprises a pen drawing and a typescript poem (both possibly by Desmond George Finlay). The drawing shows a figure sitting o...
Date: 30 Aug 1993 By: Curreen, Lawrence, 1919-2003 Ref: OHInt-0104-50 Description: Lawrence Curreen born 1919 and family moved to Great Barrier Island in 1922. Recalls having half time schooling at Awana and half time at Whangapara. Describ...
Date: 23 Aug 1999 By: de Joux, Marie, 1935-2015; Wilson, M Colleen, 1920- Ref: OHColl-0472/1 Description: Interviews the first woman in a technological capacity at the Meterological Office. Recalls how the information for weather reports was prepared with the hel...
Date: 5 April 1997 - 05 Apr 1997 By: Tane, Whitiki, 1924-2000 Ref: OHInt-0568/07 Description: Wally Tane was born 1924 in Waikara, Waipoua, South Hokianga. Talks about his father Mekene Tane Hohaia and his mother Tureiti Iraia. Discusses his father's ...
Date: 28 May 2000 to 28 February 2005 - 24 Apr 2004 - 28 May 2000 By: Museum of Transport and Technology; Munns, Roger, active 2003-2005; Hedge, George, active 2000s; Gardiner, Mac, active 2000s Ref: OHColl-0876 Description: Interviews and narrations with eight former Bomber Command aircrew (including fighter pilots, bomber pilots, navigators, observers and gunners) who talk abou...
Digitial photograph of Roll of Honour for New Zealand coastwatchers executed by Japanese Army during World War Two
Date: 1941-1946, [ca 2012] By: Black, Len W, active 1946 Ref: MSDL-1938 Description: Digital photograph of an illustrated Roll of Honour in memory of eight radio operators of the New Zealand Post Office and one radio operator of the Gilbert a...
Date: 1942-1947 By: Everard, Dorothy Cara, 1922-2010 Ref: ATL-Group-00083 Description: Letters to Dorothy ("Judy") Everard from Commander Irwin F Beyerly of the United States Navy (1942-1945) and from Malcolm Cawthra, who became her fiance, of ...
Date: 12 Jul 1941-24 Oct 1942 By: Chambers, Dudley (Captain), active 1942 Ref: MS-Papers-8369 Description: Includes, copies of correspondence written by Chambers to his family, while he served with 29th Battalion, 2nd NZEF in Fiji during World War Two. He discuss...
Date: [1994-1997] From: Thompson, Eric Hardisty, 1922-2000 : Papers Ref: 2001-008-055 Description: Correspondence with Colin Funch relating to the ANVIL network of Japanese interpreters and a proposed book by him, and his and Thompson's research into the p...
Date: 1941-1944 By: Joyce, Raymond, active 1940-1943 Ref: MS-Papers-7508 Description: Photocopies of four diaries kept by Joyce while on active service in World War Two, serving in Fiji, Tonga and New Caledonia with the 34 Battalion. Joyce rec...
Date: [1950?] Ref: MSY-5971 Description: Volume of New Zealand war history `A war narrative on relations with French Oceania during the war', narrated by P Lissington (n39). Covers New Zealand's rec...
Date: 1946 By: Brodie, James William, 1920-2009 Ref: MSX-6808 Description: Report by Brodie of the wartime activities of the technical branch of the Department of Lands and Survey from 1939 to 1945, completed in 1946 for the surveyo...
Date: [1939-1945] Ref: PAColl-4161-10 Description: Negatives taken by official New Zealand army photographers in the Pacific theatre during World War 2, 1939-1945 Source of title - Titles supplied by Library...
Date: 1944-1945 Ref: PAColl-8102-3 Description: Landscape and coastal views of Norfolk Island and Philip Island; the remains of convict settlements and prisons at Kingston; Duthie and collegues visiting se...
Date: 9 Mar 1942-24 Mar 1945, 30 May 2004-2005 By: Allen, John Gerald, 1916-1997 Ref: MS-Papers-8368 Description: Includes, a completed questionnaire on `New Zealanders' experiences in the Pacific Campaign', a copy of Allen's story of his time on Norfolk Island as part o...