Sydney Kinsman - Enlistment

Running time
32 sec
Date made
Department of Veterans' Affairs


My father had served in the First World War and fought on the Western Front but he got gassed and sent back home.

He told me he wouldn't allow me to join the army but he died Christmas 1939 when I was seventeen and on my eighteenth birthday that's when I tried to join the army and got in on the beginning of my nineteenth birthday.

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