• Cyril Blackmore

    Cyril Blackmore

    24 May 2017

    “These guys that came back, as kids we looked at them, and they looked like old men – they were knocked around.”

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  • Leanne Dunn

    Leanne Dunn

    10 May 2017

    "I ran away to join the Navy at 17...the circus wouldn't take me."

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  • Michael Seager

    Michael Seager

    26 April 2017

    “There are some awfully fine fellows among them and I always think that is a bound duty of us at home to safeguard the honour of the men, who have suffered and bled for ours.”

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  • John Murray

    John Murray

    19 April 2017

    “She was one of these wonderfully, saintly sort of people who just got on with it, and didn’t make a fuss.”

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  • Genevieve Miell

    Genevieve Miell

    12 April 2017

    “The Seagers and Miells had known each other for years…but I had never met them. It’s funny how things work out.”

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  • Joe Flavel

    Joe Flavel

    4 April 2017

    “Life was really tough in the depression. I would shoot parrots and take them home and pluck ‘em, clean ‘em and give ‘em to Mum and she would make a pie out of them.”

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  • Kevin and Des Harris

    Kevin and Des Harris

    29 March 2017

    “When war broke out I was only a little kid, but I can remember Mum and Dad had the radio tuned in, and it come over that Holland had fallen to the Germans; Mum and Dad cried their eyes out.”

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  • Paula Brougham

    Paula Brougham

    22 March 2017

    “He was a very quiet and gentle man. He looked exactly the same as his brother with their same shoes, same socks down, and the big bulbous knee caps, probably from crawling in the trenches.”

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  • Patricia Dowling

    Patrcia Dowling

    24 February 2017

    "I joined from Whyalla in 1942. The first thing I had to do was the six week course, to learn to march and to obey everything...and that was really full on."

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  • Charlie Miller

    Charlie Miller

    24 February 2017

    "I joined the Air Force the day I turned 18, and I never regretted it..."

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  • Patricia Hewish

    Patricia Hewish

    23 February 2017

    “Well my husband was having blackouts and I didn’t know what was causing them and the doctor said it was his body’s way of getting over what he’d seen.”

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