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Driver Edward D. Eastham relates his experiences with the 3rd Division Artillery Column during the First World War
Maker: Eastham, Edward D Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State OfficeEdward Eastham discusses: early life; prewar employment; enlistment in December 1915; training at Codford Britain; impressions of France; mud; detonation of Messines mines in 1917; recalls the Somme, ...
Jill Morrison reads an account of an interview she conducted with 743A Private George Ferrier about his experiences with the 3rd Machine Gun Battalion during the First World War
Maker: Ferrier, George Morrison, Jill Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State OfficeJill Morrison reads an account of an interview she conducted with 743A Private George Ferrier about his experiences with the 3rd Machine Gun Battalion during the First World War Interview covered: ea...
John (Jack) Findley as a gunner, 4th Brigade, Gallipoli 1915 and 39th Battery, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, France and Belgium 1916-1918, interviewed by Douglas Chappell
Maker: Findley, John (Jack) Chappell, DouglasIn an interview conducted at home by his grandson Douglas Chappell, John (Jack) Findley speaks of his experiences as a miner with the 4th Brigade on Gallipoli and as a linesman with the 39th Battery o...
Lance Corporal William (Bill) C. Gamble, 2nd Machine Gun Company, interviewed about his experiences during the First World War
Maker: Gamble, William C 'Bill' Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office Gamble, William C 'Bill'Discusses: early life; prewar employment; enlisted in AIF August 1916; impressions of France; gassed; training at Gas School; mates; shelling of Corbie Town Hall; Somme; relationships with British sol...
Percy Atkinson Bird (5666) as a sergeant 5th Infantry Battalion AIF, Egypt and France 1915-1917, interviewed by Dr Alistair Thomson
Maker: Bird, Percy Atkinson Thomson, Alistair Thomson, AlistairPre-war life in and around Williamstown, Victoria being a member of the Boys Naval Brigade; enlistment in April 1916, and how his father passed away after he sailed for Egypt; Etaples Camp, France; jo...
Maker: Skyring, Kerry Blomfield, Tracy Skyring, Kerry Australian Broadcasting Corporation, GraftonBrian Lewis reads from his book "Our War" on the Battle of the Somme; reminiscences of George Cox who saw action on the Somme; reading by Geoffrey Switzer from Grafton of a poem written by Siegfried S...
William Herbert Smith talks about about his experiences in 1st Division Signals Company during the First World War
Maker: Smith, William Herbert Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State OfficeDiscusses: reaction to war and reasons for enlisting; enlistment in the AIF May 1915; trained as a signaller; Gallipoli; attached to 1st Division Signal Company, No.3 Section, 3rd Infantry Brigade; su...
William Smith (103650) interviewed about his experiences in the Royal Engineers and the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) during the First World War
Maker: William Smith Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State OfficeDiscusses: early life; pre-war employment; enlistment in the Royal Engineers; mother's reaction to enlistment; duties as a dispatch rider; covering party duties in No-man's land; awarded the Military ...