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Drawings of staff at Loveday Internment Camp
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Creator : Treloar, John, 1891-1968
Source : Treloar, John, PRG 1286/2/1/2
Date of creation : ca. 1946
Format : Artwork
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Caricatures of various staff members at the Loveday Internment Camp and Hospital done by John (Jack) Treloar. Undated but apporoximately 1946.

John (Jack) Treloar was born at Red Hill, SA, on 9 November 1891. He was educated at Prince Alfred College, and was skilled in art, music and sport. He served in the Middle East during World War I and after the war became a farmer near Balaklava. When World War II was declared he re-enlisted and was posted to Loveday Internment Camp, doing general staff duties. He spent his leisure hours sketching staff and cartoons of everyday life in camp. Treloar stayed in the Army after 1945 and worked in the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital in Victoria. Jack Treloar was a skilled cartoonist and several of his works were published in Smith's Weekly. He died 6 October 1968.
Coverage year : 1946
Place : Loveday, SA
Region : Riverland and Murraylands
Further reading :

Internment in South Australia: history of Loveday, Loveday internment group, Barmera, 1940-46, prepared by a committee of officers and O.R.'s appointed with the approval of Brig. H.C. Bundock, the then Commander 4th. M.D. Adelaide: Advertiser Printing Office, 1946

O'Sullivan, Noel. Fascism, London: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1983

Scholz, Max. As I remember: the Loveday Internment Camps, [Barmera, S. Aust.: Max Scholz], c2004

Weiss, Johann Peter. It wasn't really necessary: internment in Australia with emphasis on the Second World War, Eden Hills, S. Aust.: J.P. Weiss, 2003

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