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ID number S00225
Title Ted Drake interviewed by Geoff Lewis and Gordon Murray about his experiences during the First World War.
Collection Sound
Object type Oral history
Maker Lewis, Geoff (Maker)
Date made 25 April 1984
Physical description sound tape reel; Racal-Zonal; 7 1/2 ips/19 cm.s; stereo; 7 inch Sound 1  
Sound 2  
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use


Tape ID: This is tape is to be played on Anzac Day, April 25, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.. The tape will begin in approximately ten seconds from now. A veteran of the Great War, Mr Ted Drake of Wagga Wagga, gives his reasons for enlisting, echoing the feelings of the men at the time.


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