Joyce Ellen Cleary, as a Lieutenant, Australian Army Nursing Service, interviewed by Angie Michaelis for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archives of Australia in the War of 1939-45

Accession Number S00566
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 35 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK D60; two track mono
Maker Cleary, Joyce Ellen
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Newcastle, Maryland
Date made 13 March 1989
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
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Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45

Discussing pre-war nursing; enlistment in Australian Army Nursing Service; nursing at Concord Hospital; posting to 2/11th Australian General Hospital at Toowoomba; embarkation for New Guinea; contact with American servicemen; availability of drugs; psychiatric cases; camp conditions at Buna, Lae, Madang, Aitape; recreation; uniforms.