U-series. How the Army is fed Parts 1-8

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Part 1 of 8

A series of interviews by Doug Laurenson [Military Service no. 34957] of the Mobile Broadcasting Unit in Egypt, on the subject of how the New Zealand Army gets its food supplied and prepared.

The first is with Lieutenant Quirk [Military Service no. 7186] of Christchurch who talks about his role in making sure adequate supplies of fruit and vegetables are ordered and delivered.


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.

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Year 1940

Reference number 11125

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Credits New Zealand Broadcasting Service. Mobile Recording Unit, Broadcaster
Laurenson, Doug, Interviewer
Quirk, William Grant, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Quintal, Malcolm Lewis, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Smith, Wallace George, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Bourke, Paddy, 1885-1958, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Elder, Eric Neil, Speaker/Kaikōrero

Duration 00:03:59

Date 07 Nov 1940