Brigadier Sir Frederick "Black Jack" Galleghan, DSO OBE ISO ED, recounts his military career [memoirs

Collection ID S01329
Collection type Sound
Title Brigadier Sir Frederick "Black Jack" Galleghan, DSO OBE ISO ED, recounts his military career [memoirs
Measurement 10 hr 59 min
Object type Memoir
Maker Galleghan, Frederick Gallagher 'Black Jack', Galleghan, Frederick Gallagher 'Black Jack'
Date made 13 August 1969
Copyright AWM copyright
Copyright provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use

Brigadier Sir Frederick "Black Jack" Galleghan recounts his military career: cadet at Cook's Hill High School, Newcastle; experiences in 1914-18 War in 34th Battalion; Military life between the two world wars; raising and training of the 2/30 Bn in Australia; Singapore and Malaysia; preparations to fight the Japanese; Design of the plan for the ambush, positioning of the battalion for the Battle of Gemas. Transcript is available please contact the Sound section for details