World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Egypt

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Date: 1942 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-001 Description: Shows a commanding officer approaching a soldier who is digging in the desert. The soldier appears hot and bothered. The officer asks where the enemy is, and...
Date: 1955 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-010 Description: Shows two returned servicemen sitting on a beach in New Zealand. As one of the men angrily removes sand from his shoe, they think back to their time serving ...
Date: 1940 - 1943 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-003 Description: A four-framed cartoon showing two soldiers talking in the Egyptian desert. One of the soldiers has just arrived, and the other solider who has obviously been...
Date: 1940 - 1943 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-386-002 Description: A four-framed cartoon showing two soldiers talking in the Egyptian desert. One of the soldiers has just arrived, and the other solider who has obviously been...
Date: 03 Apr 1996 By: Sim, Geoffrey Fantham, 1911-2002 Ref: OHInt-0343-6 Description: Geoffrey Fantham Sim was born in Gisborne, in 1911. Provides details of family's arrival to New Zealand on the Duke of Portland in 1852. Outlines family sett...
Date: 01-31 08 2006 By: Lochhead, Arthur William Allan, 1915-2008 Ref: OHInt-0920-11 Description: Lived in Ashburton 1915-2008. Backgrounds parents Arthur Osborn Lochhead and Kathleen Alma Lochhead (nee Ruddenklau) who ran a mixed farm at Mount Somers. Re...
Date: 28-29 May 2007 - 28 May 2007 - 29 May 2007 By: Sandys, Joseph Francis, 1922- Ref: OHInt-0920-15 Description: Interview with Joseph (Joe) Francis Sandys. Born in 1922 in Liverpool, England. Background parents Margaret Sandys (nee Bolton) and Joseph Sandys and sibling...
Date: 30 May 2007 By: Symons, Sydney Osburne, 1918- Ref: OHInt-0920-18 Description: Interview with Sydney Osbourne (Ossie) Symons. Born in Balclutha in 1918 to Helen Symons and Herbert Symons. Backgrounds parental grandparents and siblings...
Date: 23, 25 Jun 2005 - 27-29 Sep 2005 - 23 Jun 2005 - 29 Sep 2005 By: Allison, Errol Sampson, 1918-2013 Ref: OHInt-0938-17 Description: Interview with Errol (Bill) Allison, born in Wyndham in 1918. Talks about joining the Army in 1939 and posting to Egypt in the First Echelon. Refers to becom...
Date: 12 December 2006 - 02 June 2007 - 12 Dec 2006 - 02 Jun 2007 By: Donald, Mary, active 1992-2007; Knight, Louisa, active 2006-2007; Auckland War Memorial Museum Ref: OHColl-0859 Description: The project's focus is about the memories of comradeship and mateship formed during the Second World War with members from the Auckland based 21st Infantry B...
Date: 5 Jul 1992 - 05 Jul 1992 By: Harper, Helen Edith, 1913-1998 Ref: OHInt-0064/19 Description: Helen Harper was born in Christchurch on 10 September 1913. Describes in detail life on an isolated farm near Kaikoura. Talks about her education, mainly thr...
Date: 23 Nov 1994 By: Fleming, Edwin John, 1924-1999 Ref: OHInt-0616/12 Description: Edwin John Fleming born Waimate 1924. Describes how death of mother led to being fostered with families in Timaru, Waimate and Morven before return to father...
Date: 3 Nov 1994 - 03 Mar 1994 By: Huntley, Gerald S, 1918- Ref: OHInt-0616/23 Description: Gerald S Huntley born Dunedin, 1918. Recalls polio epidemic in Dunedin; Depression; general business course at King Edward Technical College; after school ac...
Date: 29 September 1989 - 29 Sep 1989 By: Gray, Dulcie, 1908-1998; Gray, John Daniel, 1908-1993 Ref: OHInt-0151/21 Description: Dulcie and Jack Gray give details of careers before World War II, and their reasons for going to England. Jack recalls joining London Scottish (Territorial) ...
Date: 23 August 1989 - 23 Aug 1989 By: Parker, Francis Charles, 1918-2000 Ref: OHInt-0151/22 Description: F C (Bill) Parker gives details of background before World War II, enlistment in `Special Force' (which became 2NZEF in Egypt), training at Trentham, voyage ...
Date: 12-20 Jul 1985 - 12 Jul 1985 - 20 Jul 1985 By: Smith, William Henry, 1919-2003 Ref: OHInt-0053/29 Description: Bill Smith was born in Waiuta on 10 April 1919. Describes being part of a close-knit West Coast mining family who moved to Puponga in the late 1920s. Descri...
Date: 13 March 1992 - 13 Mar 2002 By: Powell, Ivor, 1920- Ref: OHInt-0056/40 Description: Ivor Powell born Wales and came to New Zealand at the age of six years. - Recalls childhood in Wales - father a miner, father also worked in foundry in Duned...
Date: 16, 23 August, 13 Sept, 1994 - 16 Aug 1994 - 13 Sep 1994 By: Jones, David, 1914-1999 Ref: OHInt-0406-19 Description: David Jones born Wanganui, 1914. Outlines family background - maternal grandparents from County Cork, Ireland - mother born in Greymouth - Uncle Jack became...
Date: 1 Dec 2000 From: Second World War oral history project - Crete By: Crosland, Cyril Bythesea, 1915-2008 Ref: OHInt-0729-03 Description: Cyril Bythsea Crossland born Makarewa, Southland 1915. Recalls enlisting for World War II, going to Burnham Camp October 1939, and leaving New Zealand, Febru...
Date: 01 Feb 1982 By: Ussher, Sidney Hilder, 1913-1987; Ussher, Joyce Helen, 1917- Ref: OHInt-0005/30 Description: In this joint interview with Joyce and Sidney Ussher, they outline family background - Sid is the youngest son of Ned Ussher, who started the coastal packhor...