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...