NX56636 Angus McDougall as a Private, 2/20 Battalion and prisoner of the Japanese, 1941-1945, inverviewed by Don Wall

Accession Number S04083
Collection type Sound
Measurement 55 min 34 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description audio cassette; BASF chromdioxid C120; two track mono
Maker McDougall, Angus
Wall, Donald
Date made 18 July 1984
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided subject to permission from copyright holder
Description

Talks of the train to Ban Pong, comfort women for Japanese; 180 mile march to Sonkurai camp; smoke torture; worsening conditions on march; road work, Alan Goble and Major Hunt mentioned; injured in mine explosions; description of camp and clean up ordered by Major Hunt; behaviour and attitude of Japanese officers; Nieki camp; ration parties; scene at British camp (death camp); Tanbaya F Force hospital camp, death hut, treatment of leg, conditions of camp; stories of meat and tools at Sonkurai, Korean camp CO; Driscoll's stew; officers take over hut; death of Jack Carroll and Pte Trotter (no ID); cholera deaths and malaria; praise for Major Hunt; sickness of locals and cremation of dead.

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