Interviews with 1914-1918 veterans Harry Newin and John Reeves for the 0-10 TV series Australians at war

Accession Number F10233
Collection type Film
Measurement 16 min 26 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Maker Heidrich, H J
Place made Australia
Date made 1976
Conflict Period 1970-1979
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Mr Newin tells of his service as a stretcher bearer at Pozieres, Ypres and Flers. Mr Reeves remembers the declaration of war when when at school in Sydney. His most vivid memories of fighting at Villers Bretonneux and the Menin Road. He tells of raiding parties dressed in white sheets in winter and describes German "sound ranging " shelling.