Charles Edward Bingham (793), as a private, 14 Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, France and Belgium, 1914-1918, interviewed by Peter Sekuless.

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Accession Number S00183
Collection type Sound
Measurement 48 min 2 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description 1/4 inch sound tape reel; BASF LH super I; 3 3/4 ips/9.5 cm.s; stereo; 5 inch
Maker Bingham, Charles Edward
Sekuless, Peter
Date made 4 July 1984
Access Open
Conflict 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
Description

Pre-war life; training; sent as reinforcement to Gallipoli; first aid training; working at casualty clearing station; description of the First World War Australian soldier; conscription; August and September 1915; CEW Bean; Simpson; the evacuation; Christmas on Lemnos Island; gift from Princess Mary; lasting memories of Gallipoli; flies and fleas; formation of Fifth Division; working as a stretcher bearer in France; Fromelles; British leadership versus Australian leadership; Monash; wounded; effects of gas; hospital in England.

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