The Adam Park Project

Mount Pleasant POW Camp p.304

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: mountpleasant001 Source: AWM Location: Mount Pleasant Report No: Report No22 Artifact Type: Photographs Production Date: 2016-05-01 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: Various Copyright with Source Institution

Other Description:

A collection of images associated with the Mt Pleasant POW camp

Historic Context:

Pte George Aspinall served with 2/30 battalion AIF and was captured during the fall of Singapore. he had a passion for photography and was able to keep his camera with him as he moved around the camps. George and his camera spent the first month of the captivity working on the Shrine Job and living at 11 Mount Pleasant Drive. He was able to wonder freely and took a series of images depicting life in the workcamp.

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