Gloria Templar's interview in Launceston

Gloria Templar presents and discusses a quilt she has made that documents the service of many of her family members and other men from Cape Barren Island, from World War 1 through to the Vietnam conflict. Gloria points out individual members of her family pictured on the quilt, and discusses its centrepiece, the cenotaph at Cape Barren Island. She does not recall her family members who served speaking very much at all about their service.

This interview took place on 24 October 2014 in Launceston and was conducted by Dr Allison Cadzow with Craig Greene as part of the Australian Research Council-funded project Serving our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia.

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