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ID number S01679
Title SX7654 Charles Barker 2/48th Battalion interviewed by Bill Fogarty about his service during the Second World War
Collection Sound
Object type Oral history
Date made 12 September 1994
Physical description sound tape reel; BASF SM 468; 7 1/2 ips/19 cm.s; stereo; 10 inch NAB
Note Open
Copying provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use


SX7654 Charles William Barker 2/48th Battalion, Commanding Officers- "Tack" Hammer and Colonel Ainslie; Tarakan, second battle of Alamein; Victoria Cross winners-Derrick, Gratwick, Kibby; childhood, enlistment, training, troopship, Tobruk, Sattelburg.


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