Mary Newman interviewed by Georgina Binns for her Project : Music of the Boer War and First World War

Accession Number S05749
Collection type Sound
Object type Oral history
Physical description Tape 5" (Brand Unknown)
Maker Binns, Georgina Mary
Place made Australia: Tasmania, Hobart
Date made 9 January 1986
Access Open
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to AWM Grant Scheme 1986 - 1987
Description

Mary Newman interviewed by Georgina Binns at the Hobart Repatriation Hospital on 9 January 1986. Mary was only five years old when the war started in 1914. She discusses her experiences as her father went to war and later memories of her husband, Ernest Newman, who also served in the First and Second World War.

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