Donald Douglas Beard discussess his service as a doctor and surgeon in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps (RAAMC), 1949-1968, interviewed by Brendan O'Keefe.

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Accession Number S02143
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 18 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description digital audio tape (DAT); BASF DM 120; 48kHz; 16 bit; stereo
Maker Beard, Donald Douglas
Date made 27 May 1997
Access Open
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Vietnam, 1962-1975
British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
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Description

The interview covers his posting to the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF), Kure, Japan, 1949-1950. Later attached to 3 Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), Korea, 1951, followed by service in South Vietnam in 1968.
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