Jim Crinion, Home Guard and Royal Artillery and POW, England and Changi, 1937-1947, interviewed by Alison Viney Houghton

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Accession Number AWM2018.572.13
Collection type Sound
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TEAC CDX60
Maker Crinion, Jim
Place made Australia: South Australia, Urrbrae
Date made 17 October 2001
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Jim Crinion interviewed by Alison Viney Houghton for her "The Age of Innocence 1937-1947" oral history project about his experiences as a young (English) person in the Second World War. The interview covers topics such as his schooling in Liverpool; his time with the Home Guard and the Royal Artillery; being a rear gunner; haircuts; disposal of property; avoiding dysentery and dengue fever; racist cariatures of the Japanese; his experience as a prisoner of war; travelling to Blodok Prison; his time in Changi.

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