Clarence Dietman - Rifle range

Running time
49 sec
Department of Veterans' Affairs


Well, I always think ... On the rifle range, we had to go across to an island in Crib ... What's the name of the harbour there? It's out of Crib Point ... Off Crib Point, there's an island where we did gunnery.

We learned how to shoot with our 303 rifle, a Vickers machinegun, and a Lewis machinegun, and a Bren gun. The Bren gun had just come out then. That was the highlight. It was like a picnic. We had a good meal, good home meal ... cooked. That was the highlight of my rifle practice on this island off Crib Point.

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