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George was an Able Seaman who served on HMNZ Gambia during WWII.
This letter was written by A.B. Douglas Scott RNZN as a souvenir of the occasion of the victory over Japan. The original on display in the RNZN Museum at HMNZS Philomel.
2nd September 1945
This is a Souvenir commemorating the Day the Surrender Terms were signed with Japan onboard the American Battleship "Missouri" in Tokyo Bay. This is being written onboard HMNZS Gambia, the New Zealand Representative Ship entering Tokyo bay.
The letter was kindly donated by Betty Scott, widow of George Douglas Scott, and Keith Scott, their son from Dunedin, New Zealand.