Dudley Frederick Field as a major, 2/22nd Battalion, interviewed by Hank Nelson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australian in the War of 1939-1945

Unit 2/22nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
Accession Number S01044
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 8 min
Object type Oral history
Physical description TDK D60 Cassette
Maker Field, Dudley Frederick
Nelson, Hank
Place made Australia: Victoria, Sorrento
Date made 11 April 1991
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Source credit to The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the war of 1939-45
Description

2/22nd Battalion on Rabaul, evading invading Japanese, early schooling, family background, Tol Plantation massacre, evacuation to Australia, transfer to Army training duties, transfer back to army, promoted Lieutenant Colonel and CO of a Battalion at Bathurst at the end of the War; his role as senior member of the Darwin War Crimes trials, Timor