Liz Cosson - An army family

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57 sec
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Department of Veterans' Affairs


I was born in Melbourne. And essentially, I grew up in many places, not only in Australia, but overseas in Malaysia and in America, and had some time in Papua New Guinea with school holidays because my father was in the army. And being an army brat, as we were fractionally known as we had the opportunity to move around quite a bit.

So I did go to many schools. But I learned a lot through my life, growing up with a father who loved the army life. He was an officer and so our childhood included many experiences, and understanding, certainly, from my perspective, the value of our family, because you rely a lot on your family and all those moves before you make new friends and new acquaintances. But I loved my life. I loved growing up in an Army family.

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