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Letter from Oskar Speck to JA Pietzcker, Swiss Consul, Internment Camp, Tatura, Victoria

Date: 19 April 1941
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Nancy Jean Steele Bequest
Object Copyright: © Australian National Maritime Museum
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Letter
Object No: ANMS0539[014]

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    Description
    Letter from Oskar Speck to JA Pietzcker, Swiss Consul, Internment Camp, Tatura, Victoria typed on one page in German and dated 19 April 1941. The letter provides a list of required clothing with an approximate cost. It is a response to letter anms0539 [013].
    Translation
    • Oskar Speck, P.W.64 Tatura 19 April 1941 File No. 1 To: Consul J.A. Pietzcker Melbourne Dear Mr. Consul Pietzcker, In response to your letter of 10/0.4/.41, I am includinge the followinga list oflist of the required pieces of clothing I require, as follows: 2 shirts (neck sizecollar 15 ½) 2 singlets 2 under-pants 2 pyjamas 3 handkerchiefs 1 pair of socks I don’t know the exact prices, buthowever, the total amount for medium quality goods should be around £ 4.-.00. Not knowing anybody in Australia, apart from the people in the camp, I would prefer to receive the clothes directly. Looking forward to your reply, At your service, Oskar Speck
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