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Angeliki Puckey interviewed by Nicole Curby in the Australian generations oral history project
Bib ID 6252061
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [spoken word]
Author
Puckey, Angeliki, 1940-, Interviewee
 
Online Access
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2012 
3 sound files (approximately 319 min.) 
Series

Australian generations oral history project.

Technical Details

Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Angeliki Puckey, born in Paknow, Cyprus, talks about her childhood; her parents and siblings; the village she grew up in; her extended family and their backgrounds; her schooling and education; village life; Greek Orthodox and Turkish Islamic people; British Colonial rule; politics; the Suez Crisis; domestic tasks in the family home; musical influences; Cyprus independence; intercommunal violence; 1974 Turkish invasion; continuing her education in England, 1958; travelling in Europe; her career as a police officer in Cyprus; United Nations forces; meeting her Australian husband, George, in Cyprus; their engagement; migrating to Australia; their wedding; religion; East Melbourne; her career in Australia; QANTAS; their children; health; moving to Bendigo; life in rural Victoria; social and political life in the St Arnaud community; volunteer work; visiting Cyprus; the death of her husband; his official funeral in Inglewood, rural Victoria; grief; single parenting as a widow; Victoria Police Legacy; Greek Australian Choir; the Australian Cypriot community; friendships and relationships; returning to Cyprus to care for her mother and father; healthcare; class and social mobility; Australian culture; public health; socialising; her daughters; her values; her faith and beliefs; her identity; national identity and assimilation; travelling overseas; U3A [University of the Third Age]; her hobbies; retirement and aging; life review.

Notes

Catalogue record generated as part of a batch load.

Recorded on 8 and 15 June 2012 in Melbourne, Vic.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (21 pages) 
Subjects Puckey, Angeliki, 1940- -- Interviews.  |  Intergenerational relations.  |  Cypriots -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Secretaries -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Clerks -- Victoria -- Interviews.  |  Policewomen -- Cyprus -- Interviews.  |  Cyprus -- History.
Occupation Secretaries.  |  Clerks.  |  Police officers.
Other authors/contributors Curby, Nicole, 1983-, Interviewer

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