We are at present compiling a bibliography of archival, published and online resources relating to the various stories covered by this web site. If you have any contributions to make then please contact us at lostlives@jje.info.

Archival Resources

Published Resources



  • Commemoration Service for the Prisoners of the Montevideo Maru [Document]
    Date: 22 June 1972  Source: George Oakes

  • New Guinea Civilians Previously Reported Missing Now Reported Lost at Sea [Government record]
    Date: 1946  Source: Series A7030 Item 11; National Archives of Australia, National Office.

  • Horrors in Wrecked Rabaul [Newspaper Article]
    Date: October 1945  Source: Pacific Islands Monthly, Pacific Publications, Sydney, 1931-2000.

  • Letter from John L. May to Rev G.E. Johnson regarding Dan Oakes [Letter]
    Date: 16 November 1945  Source: George Oakes

  • League of Nations Mandate for the Territory of New Guinea [Document]
    Date: 17 December 1920  Source: Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia No 31-1938

  • Letter from Gordon Thomas to Mrs Brawn [Letter]
    Date: 24 February 1965  Source: George and Edna Oakes

  • Messages from 2/22 Survivors [Document]
    Date: 1942 Place: Ballarat, Victoria  Source: John Ahern

  • Summary of the nominal roll of 17th Anti-Tank Battery from the Zealandia embarkation to Rabaul on 9 September 1941 [Document]
    Date: 1945  Source: AWM 54 779/1/26/A; Australian War Memorial Research Centre.

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