- 11 Dec 1994
- Graham, Neville Bedford, 1922-1996
Neville Bedford Graham born Mt Albert 1922. Describes several attempts at volunteering for World War II service while he was underage. Recalls 1941 when he was sent to Avondale Racecourse to build camp under Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Werely, and then to Motutapu Island with Major Matthews who was OC. Mentions fear of Japanese invasion. Describes life on the island and reasons they were withdrawn and sent to Hillcrest to build a camp. Also served at Castor Bay and Whangaparoa. Refers to the `Queen Mary' anchored off Tititiri.
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Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell
Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-008041
Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 printed abstract(s). 1 interview(s). 40 Minutes Duration.
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