Browse Interviews (4 total)

  • Tags: Canberra

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/hiari-photo-2014.jpg
Mr Maclaren Hiari tells the story of his father, Jude Siroro Kure Hiari who was recruited by ANGAU to work as a carrier during the Kokoda Campaign.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/bauba-photo-2014.jpg
Mrs Grace Bauba tells the story of her father Bauba Avea who at the start of the War was working as a plantation overseer at Awala. He escaped the advancing Japanese, with the plantation owner Mr Clen Searle and was taken to Australia, where he…

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/banaga-photo-2014.jpg
Mr Robert Michael Banaga tells the story of his grandfather Augustine Angaro Simbiri who was a member of the Papuan Infantry Battalion (PIB) and was involved with the first PIB action of the War, at Awala on 23 July, 1942.

http://pngvoices.deakin.edu.au/files/temp/eaah-photo-2014.jpg
Mr Recks Ea’ah tells the story of his father Ea’ah Kakira (Kakira Waita) and his mother Waigi Mumu. His father worked as translator and carrier for the Australians during the War.