Victor James Geisler, Sergeant of 39th Battalion, interviewed by Harry Martin for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.

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Accession Number S00505
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 23 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; SONY HF 60; mono
Maker Geisler, Victor James
Martin, Harry
Date made 3 December 1988
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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 The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

Discusses prewar education; religion; nationalism; bandsmen; health; embarkation; SS Macdhui; food and medical supplies; stretcher bearer; air raids; Australian American relations; leisure; concert parties; AIF Militia relations; propaganda; casualties, demobilisation, Australia Army; 39th Battalion; 2/2nd Battalion. Mentions Melbourne, Darley Camp, Royal Park, VIC; Seven Mile, Port Moresby, Kokoda Track, Papua New Guinea; Balikpapan, Borneo; Celebes; Keith Murdoch; Jim Davidson; Keith Baker; Ron Terry.