Laura Bell and June Gill's interview at Lake Condah

Laura Bell and June Gill discuss their childhood memories of family members who served in World War 2 including Laura’s father. Anxiety and other illnesses the returned servicemen suffered from are discussed, as is soldier settlement not being available to the returning Aboriginal men at the mission, nor appropriate pensions or related support.

This interview took place on 7 March 2015 at Lake Condah and was conducted by Dr Allison Cadzow with Craig Greene as part of the Australian Research Council-funded research 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), Laura Bell and June Gill. 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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