Frank McLean MM as a corporal, 2/27 Battalion, interviewed by Rob Linn for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-1945

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Accession Number S00905
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 32 min 16 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
Maker McLean, Frank
Linn, Rob
Date made 8 March 1990
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Frank discusses early employment at Whyalla and for BHP; being in favour of going to war; embarkation; Syria and New Guinea; casualties; contact or lack thereof, with indigenous populations in the places he deployed to; the action for which he was awarded a MM; attitudes towards 'fuzzy wuzzies'; returning home and attitude of Australians towards the war and fears of invasion; aspects of post war life including employment, family, ANZAC Day marches.

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