Interviews with 1914-1918 war veterans Messrs Stokes, Gunn, Sayer, Carson & Patterson for the 0-10 TV Series Australians at war

Accession Number F10230
Collection type Film
Measurement 30 min 13 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Maker Heidrich, H J
Place made Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres, France: Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Date made 1976
Conflict Period 1970-1979
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Interviews with five 1914-1918 war veterans. In order of appearance are Mr Russell Stokes, 2 Battalion, Mr William Gunn, 2 Battalion, Mr Charles Sayer, 2 Battalion, Mr Arthur Carson, 2 Battalion and Mr Patterson. Mr Stokes speaks of his service in France and at Pozieres in particular. The sound is disjointed because of the cuts taken from this scene. Mr Gunn speaks about Ypres. Mr Carson speaks briefly on the hardships at Gallipoli and how he won the DCM in France where he brought in four wounded men when acting as a stretcher bearer.