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Reginald Rindfleisch interviewed by Rob Willis for the Voices of the bush oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2974984
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Rindfleisch, Reginald Lawrence, 1919-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2001 
2 digital audio tapes (ca. 175 min.) 
Series

Voices of the bush oral history project.

Summary

Folkloric recording. Reg Rindfleish, born in Coolah, and a retired carpenter, discusses his family background; schooling and childhood in Coolah; working conditions in the NSW building industry in the early 20th century; Army days; life at Bathurst Army Camp; serving in Singapore during World War II; the fall of Singapore; Burma Railway; Changi prison camp; end of the War; returning to Australia.

Partial contents
  • TAPE 2 Recitation: A toast (poem)
  • Ned Kelly (poem)
 
Notes

Recorded with Jim Low.

Recorded on July 26, 2001 at Coolah, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (3 p.) 
Subjects Rindfleisch, Reginald Lawrence, 1919- -- Interviews.  |  Carpenters -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Prisoners of war -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Singapore.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Singapore -- Changi.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.  |  Folk poetry, Australian.
Occupation Carpenters.  |  Soldiers.
Other authors/contributors Low, Jim, 1948-, Interviewer  |  Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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