Van Hattum, Corry

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Oral history. Corry was born in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in 1932. She describes her early life as a child during the Depression. Corry was eight years old when the Second World War began and describes life in Holland under German occupation. She travelled to New Zealand in 1954 on the ship Zyuderkruise to join her Dutch husband to be. Corry describes her arrival by bus in New Plymouth and her reunion with Fritz, and the family life that followed.
Recorded: 16 April 1993 Interviewer: Joy Peckham

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  Part 1

Research tape.

Recorded: 16 April 1993

Interviewer: Joy Peckham

Abstraction: Joy Peckham

Restrictions: none

  Part 2

Master tape

  Part 3


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This is my mum, she currently lives in Chalmers rest home, she's a very inspirational woman

- Stella Pennell posted 4 years ago.

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