Private Raymond W. Bisset relates his experiences in the 23rd Battalion and as a Prisoner of War (POW) during the First World War

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Accession Number S02029
Collection type Sound
Measurement 44 min 27 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; C-90 Ferric; mono
Maker Bisset, Raymond W
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Sandringham
Date made 15 July 1994
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

Ray Bisset discusses: early life; enlistment underage; departure to war; Gallipoli; Lone Pine; wounded; evacuated wounded to Egypt; sent to France; impressions of France and the French people; taken Prisoner of War (POW) in 1917; POW camp near Oberhausen; treatment as a POW; repatriation to England at end of war; return to Australia; marriage; post war employment; recreational activities

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