Trooper John Kerr interviewed about his experiences in 4th Light Horse Regiment during the First World War

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Accession Number S02051
Collection type Sound
Measurement 24 min 22 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK D90; mono
Maker John Kerr
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Camberwell
Date made 28 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; enlistment March 1917; attitude to war; Port Said; climate and shortage of water in Egypt; first action; friends wounded and taken Prisoner of War (POW); captured German supplies; armistice; convalescence in Alexandria; return to Australia June 1919; post war training and employment; marriage and family; recreational activities.
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