Jim Vane - Recruitment

Running time
1 min 21 sec
Department of Veterans' Affairs


Recruitment centre Wooloomooloo in Sydney and I reported there in the morning, and I put me through a medical and other things. In the afternoon we'll be given a blanket and an over-coat, and taken out and put on a double-decker bus, and turned up to Central and put on a train.

After we went out to Tocumwal, that's way out in the Murray. That's where the recruitment was. We went out there for three weeks, training, marching, about turn, all them things, shooting a rifle, doing it hard, what they call a bivouac, and you come back and we're ready then to go to a course on training, or something like that.

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