John Pope - Treasured friendships

Running time
1 min 15 sec
Date made
Copyright
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

There were plenty of times when we thought this is it. But fortunately, the Gods were kind to us and, no, I think, generally speaking, that the friendship and the mateship, that they're all so fond of calling it, was a lasting memory that the friends, although I'd joined up with these eight in particular who had been rounding up the Italians, non-naturalised people that had spread out quite a bit, and I had virtually new friends, a lot from the goldfields of Kalgoolie, that was an association I kept after the war and treasured and valued while we were living together.

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