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Charles C. Fisher relates his experiences as a private with 5th Battalion AIF during the First World War
Maker: Fisher, Charles C Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office Fisher, Charles CCharles Fisher discusses: early life; prewar employment; enlistment March 1916; training in Egypt; complete training at Etaples; wounded at Pozieres; battle at St Martin's Wood; reaction to Armistice;...
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: McKenzie, Clive Unknown Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State OfficeDiscusses: early life; enlistment March 1916; family's reaction to enlistment; impressions of France; extreme cold; lack of rations in front line; Albert and meeting a civilian girl; wounded at Bullec...