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 Sister Vivian Bullwinkel (Mrs Statham at the time of the interview), sole survivor of a group of 22 Australian nurses murdered by the Japanese on Bangka Island in 1941.

She talks about her early life and nursing career, details her survival and gives details of the three and a half years she spent in a concentration camp.

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

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: John Clements Oral History Collection
Copyright: Murdoch University
Other Information: This recording was originally made on a 5 inch (13 centimetre) reel to reel tape.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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