John H. Lowin, who delivers Drouin’s mail, has a letter for Mrs Leslie Allison of Drouin, Victoria

John H. , who Drouin’s , has a for Mrs of Drouin,
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Fitzpatrick, Jim, 1916-

"U429/99. John H. Lowin (51), who delivers Drouin’s mail, has a letter for Mrs. Leslie Allison from her Air Force husband. The postman is World War I veteran, has a son prisoner of war in Malaya. He walks 40 miles a week for one delivery daily six days a week. 250 of the letters he takes round each week are from the war fronts. It’s a war time job for him –normally he is the shire ranger; rounds up stray dogs, cattle, horses." –Printed on label.; Title devised by cataloguer from caption on label.; Condition: Good.; Inscriptions: " by Fitzpatrick ; U429/99 " –In ink and pencil on reverse. "Paul Guillumette, Inc. 475 Fifth Avenue, New York City" –Stamped on reverse.; Part of the collection: town and rural life during World War II.; Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an24174781.

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