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1939-45 Western Australian Prisoner of War, Crete, 2/11th Inf Bn Ephemera lot. Comprising photo, letters, books & notebooks, POW Camp made patch & a 2/11th Bn colour patch etc. All attributed/named to WX561 Sgt John Charles Edwards, 2/11th Inf Bn. 1/ Hand embroidered in Rising Sun badge design wool on cotton pocket patch in brown & 'Saxon' blue with grey surround (ie colours of the Bn). 120mmx98mm. 2/ B/W photo in tin frame with AIF Rising sun badge at top of Sergeant in KD shirt & shorts wearing slouch 260mm x 205mm. 3/ Colour patch 2/11th Inf Bn. 4/ Book, 'Italian Conversion-Grammar' 1932 with stamp of 'Stalag VIIIB - Gepruft. Nr 53'. Named to Edwards. 4/ New Testament & two note books containing names & addresses & a register of parcels received whilst POW. 5/ Aust Red Cross Society Aid parcel label. 6/ Original copy of 'POW' Tues Feb 15, 1944 (incomplete), pub by Aust POW Relatives Assoc. 6/ Numerous pre-war letters. 7/ Various POW & rehab related doc's inc claim for Campaign Stars & Medals with handwritten details of Edwards' War Service. John Charles Edwards, born UK, resident Harvey, WA. Enl Northam, WA 9/11/39. To Middle East on SS 'Nevaja' 20/4/40. To Palestine 19/5/40 - 12/11/40. Egypt then Libya 31/12/40. Battle for Bardia 4-5/1/41. Tobruk 7-23/1/41. Derna 25/1/41 - 3/2/41. To Greece 10/4/41. Crete & Ops against German Para's 25-26/4/41. 2/11th Inf. Forced to surrender (535 All Ranks), Edwards amongst them, on Crete 30/5/41. To Stalag VIII B. Repatriated after POW exchange 1944. Mentioned & photographed in Bn History (Johnson, 2000). Overall VGC. A scarce & interesting ephemera lot to this much blooded WA BnSOLD at A$500