U-series. Broadcasting Unit - Concert for men. Part 9 of 11

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Tono kōrero mai

Part 9 of 11.

Recordings of a concert for men on board a 3rd Echelon troopship, "Empress of Japan", recorded by the New Zealand Mobile Broadcasting Unit. Humorous song written and sung by Major Dr Jack Caughey [Military Service no.31827] of Auckland, "Oh a Soldier Leads Mostly a Dog's Life".

This item is part of a collection of recordings made by the Mobile Broadcasting Units, which travelled overseas with New Zealand forces between 1940-1945. They recorded New Zealanders' experiences of war and messages to their families and friends, which were sent back home to be played on a weekly radio programme.

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Year 1940

Reference number 11046

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits RNZ Collection
Caughey, Jack, Speaker/Kaikōrero
New Zealand Mobile Broadcasting Unit

Duration 00:03:28

Date 12 Sep 1940

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