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Cyril Blackmore

Cyril Blackmore

24 May 2017

Cyril Blackmore enlisted at the age of 18, and found himself leaving from Townsville on the Merchant Navy ship Duntroon for Bougainville.

Cyril reflects on his youth in Mount Gambier, and his time serving. He talks of his jungle warfare training through dense jungle, rivers and mud, dripping with sweat.

At 92 years old Cyril tells his remarkable story with incredible clarity.

*Some listeners may find this content distressing*