Albert Charles Linton (728) as a private 31st Infantry Battalion AIF, France 1916-1918, interviewed by Dr Alistair Thomson.

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Accession Number S01318
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 16 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description audio cassette; BASF Ferro Extra I 90; mono
Maker Linton, Albert Charles
Thomson, Alistair
Date made 12 June 1983
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Source credit to AWM Research Grants Scheme
Description

Discusses early life in Tasmania; travelling to Egypt and camping at Heliopolis; difference between Australian and English soldiers and officers; fighting at Fromelles and having to retreat through flooded fields and barbed wire; fear before going into first action; leave in England; being hit near the heart by shrapnel and invalided out during the Polygon Wood action.