Private James A. M. Jolly, 8th Battalion, interviewed about his experiences during the First World War

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Accession Number S02049
Collection type Sound
Measurement 19 min 1 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; Ferric C90; Mono
Maker Jolly, James A M
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Patchewollock
Date made 21 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: prewar employment; mother's reaction to his enlistment; enlist AIF August 1916; training at Ballarat; winter in France; football and cricket matches behind the lines; being wounded near Hill 60, and hearing the explosion of the Hill being blown up; mud; in hospital at Southampton; return to Australia October 1917; postwar employment; moved to a soldier settlement block in 1919; marriage in 1924 and family.
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