Percival (Percy) C. Nayler interviewed by Simon Townsend about his service in 57th Battalion during the First World War

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Accession Number S02060
Collection type Sound
Measurement 32 min 36 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description ACME XHG C60 Cassette
Maker Nayler, Percival Cook
Townsend, Simon
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Nayler, Percival Cook
Place made Australia: Victoria, Whittington
Date made 22 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; enlistment July 1915; family's attitude to his enlistment; sent to England and then France; impressions of France; participated sprint races at front; wounded at Villers-Bretonneux; repatriated to Australia; discharged February 1919; post-war employment; marriage and family; recreation.
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