Private John R. Wishart interviewed about his experiences in the 14th General Service Reinforcements during the First World War

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number S02074
Collection type Sound
Measurement 26 min 11 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description ACME C90 Cassette
Maker Wishart, John R
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Blackburn
Date made 17 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 in the AIF in May 1918; opinion of the war; training; family's reaction to enlistment; ship turned around in South Africa as the war ended; discharge February 1919; marriage and family; post war employment; recreational activities.
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