Murray Everett's interview in Launceston

Murray Everett discusses his relatives’ service in both World Wars – Murray’s grandfather served during World War 1, and his Uncle served during World War 2. Murray speaks about his grandfather’s diary, which includes information about his service in France, time in hospital and names of people with whom he corresponded. Murray also discusses other documents, such as discharge papers and service records of other Tasmanian Aboriginal people, particularly from Cape Barren Island and Flinders Island, and he also discusses Anzac Day and his family members involvement.

This interview took place on 24 October 2014 in Launceston and was conducted by Professor Mick Dodson and 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.

The interview recording above is made available to be viewed here by permission of the interviewee(s), Murray Everett. The recording may not be copied, reproduced or communicated in whole or in part without the prior permission of the interviewee(s). Requests for permission for use of this material should be made to the Serving our Country research project: our contact details.

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