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Matthew Ware - Oral History interview recorded on 20 May 2014 at Hanau, Northern Province, PNG
Mr Matthew Ware tells the story of his father Ware Toja and his uncle Jawoambu Toja who worked as carriers during World War Two.
Mavis Manuda Tongia - Oral History interview recorded on 25 May 2014 at Popondetta, Northern Province, PNG
Mrs Mavis Manuda Tongia tells the story of her father Redmond Lasibari Manuda who was a Medical Orderly during the War. Details of the Higaturu hangings are given.
Ivan Nitua - Oral History interview recorded on 3 July 2014 at Kovelo, Northern Province, PNG
Mr Ivan Nitua tells the story of his father worked as a carrier for the Australians during World War Two. He speaks of the effect the War had on villagers.
Grace Bauba - Oral History interview recorded on 23 May 2014 at Kokoda Station, Northern Province, PNG
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…