Memories of a Digger by Cliff Lovett

Accession Number F03592
Collection type Film
Measurement 50 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description Colour/VHS/sound
Maker Collingridge, Dick
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Goulburn, Belgium: Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Passchendaele, France: Haute-Normandie, Seine Maritime, Le Havre, France: Picardie, Aisne, France: Picardie, Somme, Corbie Albert Area, Morlancourt, United Kingdom: England, Devon, Plymouth
Date made 2 July 1990
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: External copyright

Description

A video recording of Mr Cliff Lovett's presentation of an account of his war service titled Memories of a Digger at the 2 July meeting of the Rotarty Club of North Sydney. Mr Lovett's recollections include training in Australia at Menagle, arrival in England aboard the troopship A40, an inspection by King George, the conditions of front line life, the battle at Passchendaele, the 37th Battery at Morlancourt, a German attack and the loss of many comrades.