Rex Willcox interviewed about his experiences in the 4th Machine Gun Battalion AIF during the First World War

Place Europe: France
Accession Number S02075
Collection type Sound
Measurement 52 min 11 sec
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; BASF Ferro Extra I 60; mono
Maker Willcox, Rex
Unknown
Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian State Office
Place made Australia: Victoria, Tarnagulla
Date made Unknown
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; pre-war employment; enlistment March 1916; family's reaction to enlistment; impressions of France; met General Birdwood; lice; return to Australia and discharge in October 1919; post war employment; marraige and family; recreational activities; memories of war; artillery barrages.
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