July 2017 blog posts (2)

Trying to locate RAAF WW2 technical drawings (as in "Drawing A-3251)

Have been looking through RAAF Technical Orders circa 1942, and there are sometimes references to drawings with a prefix 'A'. They would be engineering or technical drawings.

I am having trouble locating where these drawings might be found.

To give an example: In Technical Order Publication Hudson Order No.46 (covering the installation of radar equipment) in one of the sections, "Structural Section" it started off "Refer to drawing A-2632"

In other cases the…

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Added by Carolyn franzi on July 25, 2017 at 17:00 — 1 Comment

Looking for George McWardle Taylor

Trying to locate the decadents of a World War 2 serviceman by the Name of George Taylor or George McWardle-Taylor. He was held by the Japanese as prisoner of war and returned to Australia at the end of the hostilities. Either he or his family owned a farm at Clyde and he had perhaps 3 sisters who also worked on the farm. Unfortunately, that is all the information I have, my interest in finding his family is to reunite them with a photo of George and a locket that also has his photo in it. He…

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Added by Dianne Cowling on July 23, 2017 at 15:37 — 4 Comments

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