William Langham (22942) as a driver 8th Field Artillery Brigade AIF, France 1916-1918, interviewed by Dr Alistair Thomson

Place Europe: France
Accession Number S01317
Collection type Sound
Measurement 3 hr 15 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; SONY CHF 90; TDK D60; mono
Maker Langham, William
Thomson, Alistair
Date made 29 May 1983; 30 March 1987
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Source credit to AWM Research Grants Scheme
Description

William (Bill) Langham as a driver 8th Field Artillery Brigade AIF, France 1916-1918, interviewed by Dr Alistair Thomson. Amongst topics covered in the interview are reasons for enlistment, anecdotes of military service, dangers in the battlefield, qualities and characters of Australian soldiers, inexperience of Amercian soldiers, discipline, officers, rest and recreation. Note that Bill Langham was interviewed twice for this project, the second interview in 1987. The transcript of the second interview is attached to transcript of the first interview.

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