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Missing, wounded and prisoner of war enquiry cards

Title
Missing, wounded and prisoner of war enquiry cards
Repository
The University of Melbourne Archives
Reference
2016.0049
Date Range
1940 - 1973
Creator
International Tracing and Refugee Services, Australian Red Cross (2004 - )
Description

Red Cross Archives Series Reference: NO1. This series is comprised of approximately 60,000 cards used by the Central Bureau for Wounded, Missing and Prisoners of War of the Australian Red Cross to trace the welfare and whereabouts of members of the armed forces, and some civilians, during the Second World War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. The series represents one of the Red Cross' major wartime services: assisting family members to know the fate of armed forces personnel and others displaced by war.

Quantity
59 Boxes (13 m)
Access
Part restricted
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http://gallery.its.unimelb.edu.au/imu/imu.php?request=multimedia&irn=87295

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