(NX123323) Campbell, Albert Andrew 'Khaki' (Private)

Accession Number S01606
Collection type Sound
Measurement 28 min 39 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; brand unknown; mono
Maker Campbell, Albert Andrew 'Khaki'
Raxworthy, Richard Edwin
Date made 6 January 1992
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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Albert Andrew 'Khaki' Campbell as a private 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 1942-1945, interviewed by Richard Raxworthy via telephone.

History / Summary

Early life; called up for military service; sent to Rocky Creek outside Townsville; sent to Port Moresby; volunteering to serve on Kokoda Trail with signals troop; stationed at communications station at Nauro; mentioned in dispatches for carrying injured signaler back down the trail; treating natives and signalers; first ambulance group to return to Australia; posted to Kenmore Psyciatric Hospital, Goulburn, NSW; then posted to Rabaul on New Britain.