Lance Corporal William (Bill) C. Gamble, 2nd Machine Gun Company, interviewed about his experiences during the First World War

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Accession Number S02044
Collection type Sound
Measurement 38 min 4 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK AD90; mono
Maker Gamble, William C 'Bill'
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Gamble, William C 'Bill'
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Hawthorn
Date made 5 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

Discusses: early life; prewar employment; enlisted in AIF August 1916; impressions of France; gassed; training at Gas School; mates; shelling of Corbie Town Hall; Somme; relationships with British soldiers; shot by machine gun; firing at the Red Baron; armistice; return to Australia October 1918; physiotherapy for two years because of wounds; postwar employment; marriage and family; recreation activities.
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