Special Collections at Murdoch University

Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Interview with Vivian Bullwinkel

Interview with Vivian Bullwinkel. [Sound recording] [Special Collections]

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Interview with Vivian Bullwinkel by John Clements.

Interview with Vivian Statham (nee Bullwinkel), sole survivor of a group of 22 Australian nurses murdered by the Japanese Army on 14 February 1942 at Bangka Island. Vivian talks about her early life and nursing career, details her survival of the massacre and the 3 1/2 years interned in the Pelambang prisoner of war camp.

This sound recording is part of the John Clements Oral History Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: John Clements Oral History Collection
Copyright: © Estate of John Clements
Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.
Notes: 1 digital file : 47 MB
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/54366
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