William Hunt Smith talks about his experiences in 6th Battalion AIF during the First World War

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Accession Number S02069
Collection type Sound
Measurement 48 min 29 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; Ferric C-90; mono
Maker Smith, William Hunt
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Elsternwick
Date made 11 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 in the AIF July 1915; brother enlisted in the AIF served at Gallipoli and killed at Pozieres; mateship; rations; mud; life in the trenches; fought at Lagnicourt and Bullecourt; saw the Ypres Cathedral; wounded on the way to the Menin Road; repatriated to Australia April 1918; discharged December 1918; post war employment; marriage and family; hobbies and recreational activities.

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