Kenneth Harold Darwin as a driver, 2/2 Reserve Motor Transport Company, 1941-1946 interviewed by Alison Viney Houghton

Place Asia: Singapore
Accession Number AWM2018.572.15
Collection type Sound
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TEAC CDX60
Maker Darwin, Kenneth Harold
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Eden Hills
Date made 17 October 2001
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

SX10941 Driver Kenneth Harold Darwin, 2/2 Reserve Motor Transport Company, interviewed by by Alison Viney Houghton for her "The Age of Innocence 1937-1947" oral history project. Topics discussed include: his prewar job as a teacher; his recruitment and training; his friend SX8351 Lloyd George Ridge, whose leg was amputated; travelling in convoy aboard the Queen Mary; propaganda such as Lord Haw Haw and Tokyo Rose; transport in Singapore and riding motorbikes as a despatch rider ('DonR').

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