Canon Charles Henry Sherlock, as a Flight Lieutenant, Chaplain RAAF, interviewed by Gail Winkworth for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archives of Australia in the War of 1939-45

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Accession Number S00572
Collection type Sound
Measurement 2 hr 35 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; TDK D60; two track mono
Maker Sherlock, Charles Henry
Date made 28 April 1989
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

Discussing Canon Charles Henry Sherlock, Chaplain RAAF, interviewed by Gail Winkworth for the Keith Murdoch Sound Archives of Australia in the War of 1939-45 ministerial appointments; joining the Air Force as Chaplain; posting to Laverton and appointment to No 11 Elememtary Flying Training School at Benalla; first flight experience; compulsory church parades; pastoral duties; rank structure of Air Force chaplaincy; posting to 7 Squadron at Townsville; duties with squadron in New Guinea; censorship role; camp conditions at Tadji; bereavement duties including burial arrangements; crises of faith; officer support for ministerial activities; morality of atomic weapons; involvement with RAAF Welfare Trust.

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