Oral history. June was born near Arundel in Sussex, England in 1917and describes her early life growing up in England, experiences during the Second World War, West Africa, Singapore and emigration to New Zealand in 1961. For many years June was involved with Otaki Health Camp and describes her involvement. She was also involved with Save the Children and the Red Cross.
Recorded: 15 March 1993 Interviewer: Joy Peckham
Department
Archives
Production Date
1993
Subject Person

Archive Contents

  Part 1

Research tapes.

Tape 1 side 1. Describes childhood in Sussex. World War Two and army catering in Yorkshire. Out of the army in 1943. Two children. Describes the Berlin Blockade and the difficulty of getting out of Berlin.

Tape 1 side 2. To West Africa. Describes life there. Birth of son. Back to U.K. 1953-54. Coronation. To Singapore and Penang. To N.Z. and Otaki Health Camp.

Tape 2 side 1. Health Camps, describes involvement. Explains move to N.P. Mentions various organisations to which she belongs - CWI, Save the Children, Red Cross, Repertory.

Recorded: 15 March 1993

Interviewer: Joy Peckham

Abstraction: Joy Peckham

Restriction: none

  Part 2

Master tapes.

  Part 3

Abstract

Accession No
ARC2004-1762

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