Driver August Gilbert interviewed about his experiences with the 8th Field Artillery Brigade during the First World War

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number S02045
Collection type Sound
Measurement 55 min 16 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description ACME C90 Cassette
Maker Gilbert, August
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Albert Park
Date made 14 June 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; brothers enlist; enlist AIF July 1915; impressions of war; gassed; injured in leg; at Casualty Clearing Station (CCS) when it was bombed; discharged in Britain and worked in a munitions factory; armistice; return to Australia on SS St Alban's; visit Bombay; marriage; postwar employment; family.
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