ID number S00186
Title Brigadier John McNeil as a member of the 5th Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli and Palestine, interviewed by Major Aylmer Campbell Robertson.
Collection Sound
Object type Oral history
Date made 18 July 1980
Physical description audio cassette; HITACHI C90; mono Sound   
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use


Left Queensland in December 1914 as a junior officer with the 5th Light Horse Regiment; arrived Egypt January 1915; the Light Horse trained with horses in Egypt until Gallipoli and then went to Gallipoli as infantry; British troops at Suvla bay; rifles and artillery at Gallipoli; machine guns; jam tin bombs; ships involved with Gallipoli campaign; barrels of wine coming ashore from a ship as it broke up; Damascus; Turkish Camel Corps.
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