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Sue Gordon

Sue Gordon

Sue Gordon shares her experiences growing up in Sister Kate’s orphanage and later joining the Army. Sue found a great amount of opportunity in joining the Women’s Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC) and becoming a signaller.

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Stephen Griffin

Stephen Griffin discusses his father Colin Griffin’s World War 2 service in the Solomon Islands and Bougainville, New Guinea. Stephen relates stories of war that his father shared with him, stories of survival, mateship and killing. He also talks about his father’s post war experiences,...

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Benjamin Gurruwiwi

Benjamin Gurruwiwi

Benjamin Gurruwiwi is from Elcho Island and in this interview he talks about his experiences in NORFORCE.

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Glen Hall

Glen Hall

Glen Hall discusses his career in the Navy of over 21 years, where his service as a submariner was a highlight. Glen expresses his passion for the Navy and for Submarines in particular.

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Francis Hayes

Francis Hayes

Francis Hayes discusses his National Service in Malaysia in the 1960s. He tells stories of the mates he made and the patrols he went on, and he also speaks about his life after the army.

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William Hayward

William Hayward

William Hayward discusses his extensive family history of service through the Farmer side of his family. Seven of his uncles served in World War 1, World War 2 and Korea.

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Vera Hill

Vera Hill

Vera Hill speaks briefly about her brother, Dennis Wilmot, who served in the Army during the late 1950s.

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Valerie Hinton

Valerie Hinton

Val Hinton, wife of Cecil Hinton, and their daughter Gladys Constantine, talk about Cecil’s experiences as a PoW during World War 2. Cecil was held prisoner in Changi for 3 and half years. Val and Cecil were married after he returned from the war and Val talks about what it was like living with...

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Madeline Hodge

Madeline Hodge

Madeline Hodge discusses the men that went to war from the families around the Gold Coast and her depiction of these men in a series of paintings.

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Tracey Hoffman

Tracey Hoffman

Tracey Hoffman talks about her time in the Navy as a nurse in peacetime operations. She speaks about her love of the Navy and the sea, and the professional satisfaction and rewards of Navy travel and work.

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