Interview with Frank Howe

21 Sep 1994
Howe, Francis George, 1921-

Francis George Howe born 1921. Recalls volunteering for 1st Battalion Canterbury Regiment in 1939 and recruits course at Burnham Camp. Mentions importance of bands. In January 1941 transferred to 2nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment and describes training and experiences at the racecourse, showgrounds, glassworks, Ashburton before moving to Westerfield camp north west of Ashburton. Mentions threat of Japanese invasion. Refers to Schniderman's Tailors Wellington re officer's uniforms.

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Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell

Venue - 29A Nile St

Arrangement: Tape numbers - OHC-008044

Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 1 printed abstract(s). 1 interview(s). 53 Minutes Duration.

Finding Aids: Abstract Available - abstracting complete OHA-2205.

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Date: 21 Sep 1994 From: History of the Army in New Zealand during World War II Ref: OHC-008044 Description: Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell Arrangement: Tape sequence - tape 1 of 1 Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). 53 Minutes Duration. Finding Aids: Abstract Available ...
Date: 21 Sept 1994 From: History of the Army in New Zealand during World War II Ref: OHA-2205 Description: Interviewer(s) - Dick Linnell Quantity: 1 printed abstract(s). 55 Minutes Duration.