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Philemon Barminas Ogomei - Oral History interview recorded on 24 May 2014 at Beama, Northern Province, PNG

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posted on 2023-03-21, 23:16 authored by Barnabas Orere, Didymus Gerald, Jonathan Ritchie
Mr Philemon Barminas Ogomei tell the story of his father Paminas Sena Ogomei who was initially recruited as a carrier but then became a member of the Pacific Infantry Battalion. He explains how his father described the work they did as carriers was like a centipede, or ‘wowuji’ in local language.

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Deakin University

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Geelong, Victoria

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1 x WAV (00:18:58:09 hours); 1 x MP3; 1 x PDF; 1 x JPG

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Ogomei, Philemon Barminas

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