- 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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- 1 C60 cassette(s), 1 printed abstract(s), 1 interview(s), 53 Minutes Duration, Oral histories
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