Noel Anthony Carey as a corporal 2/3rd Independent Company later 2/3rd Australian Commando Squadron, South West Pacific Area 1942-1945, interviewed by Kevin Dickson

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Accession Number S01772
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 27 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK AD60; half track mono
Maker Carey, Noel Anthony
Dickson, Kevin Alexander
Date made 29 August 1995
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 John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
Description

Discusses prewar education, family, employment, economic depression; Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) enlistment; militia (chokos); 9 Field Regiment, Sydney University Regiment; artillery 18 pounders, 4.5 howitzers; commando training; 17th Brigade; 2/11th Battalion; Z Force, M Special Force; 2/3rd Independent Company (Commando Squadron); amphibious landings; two-up; leave; embarkation; morale; Thompson Sub machine guns; Japanese Army; aircraft DC3; casualties; stress; jungle operations; supplies and rations; religion; discipline; No. 22 Squadron RAAF; discharge; medals and awards; post war employment; Malaya; Crete; Middle East; New Caledonia; Bougainville, Solomon Islands; Port Moresby, Buna, Gona, Sananada, Lae, Huon Gulf, Salamaua, Wau, Kuper ranges, Nasau Bay, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea; Jack Dunar?; Jack Nicholas; Harold Otter; Newton VC.
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