The Australian War Memorial has remarkable hidden stories in its sound collection. This compilation of interview extracts reveals the lucky escapes of five men that served during the First World War. These men suffered wounds, sickness and witnessed the horrific casualties of war. They describe themselves to be the lucky ones.
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Wednesday 4 December 2013 by Gabrielle Considine. No comments.
Education at the Memorial, First World War Centenary, Collection, Collection Highlights Sound Collection Online, Primary source, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, First World War
Primary source This sound reel features Australian soldiers from the First World War recalling memories of recruitment and enlistment.
Sound Collection Online
This sound reel brings together five Australian soldiers from the First World War. They recall their memories of recruitment and enlistment into the first Australian Imperial Force (AIF), 1914 - 1919.