2nd Cook's Mate Richard F. Pavey talks about his experiences in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the First World War and with the Australian Army Medical Corps (AAMC) during the Second World War

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin
Accession Number S02063
Collection type Sound
Measurement 24 min 5 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description C90 Cassette
Maker Pavey, Richard F
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Manangatang
Date made 21 July 1994
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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 in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) during the First World War; duties on ship; employemnt during the 1920's and 1930's; enlistment in the Army during the Second World War; experiences in Darwin during the Japanese air raids; discharged February 1945; returned to farming post-war; work with State Rivers; marriage; recreational activities.

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