Interview with Neville Graham

Date
11 Dec 1994
By
Graham, Neville Bedford, 1922-1996
Ref
OHInt-0571/15
Description

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 Describes life on the island and reasons they were withdrawn and sent to Hillcrest to build a camp.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.

Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete OHA-2202.

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1 C60 cassette(s), 1 printed abstract(s), 1 interview(s), 40 Minutes Duration, Oral histories
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Date: 11 Dec 1994 From: History of the Army in New Zealand during World War II Ref: OHC-008041 Description: Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 1 of 1 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 40 Minutes Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available ...
Date: 11 Dec 1994 From: History of the Army in New Zealand during World War II Ref: OHA-2202 Description: Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell Quantity: 1 printed abstract(s). 40 Minutes Duration.