John Gorman interviewed by George Imashev about military service with British Commonwealth Occupational Forces (BCOF), with the occupational forces in Germany after the Second World War and with British Forces in Korea

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Accession Number S02113
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 47 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description digital audio tape (DAT); BASF DM 124; 48kHz; 44.1kHz; 16 bit; stereo
Maker Gorman, John
Date made 4 &16 November 1999; 13 April 2000
Access Open
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Second World War, 1939-1945
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
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
Source credit to AWM Oral History Program
Description

Interview 1: John Gorman discusses early life; his father was a former army officer; Duntroon; visits by Duntroon cadets to family property; attends Riverview College in Sydney; his brother John joins the artillery; impact of the First World War on Australian society; describes Canberra in the 1920's; Talks of his brother's service at Buna, Gona and with the 9th Division at Tarakan;