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Tasman Oiko Orere - Oral History interview recorded on 24 May 2014 at Beama, Northern Province, PNG

posted on 2023-03-27, 02:35 authored by Jonathan Ritchie, Barnabas Orore
Mr Tasman Oiko Orere tells the stories of his stepparents. His stepmother Naitameri Oiago Orere, was a laundry girl during the War. His stepfather Oiko Stanley Orere was initially recruited as a carrier but then became a member of the Pacific Infantry Battalion.

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Deakin University

Place of publication

Geelong, Victoria

Open access

  • Yes

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1 x WAV (00:12:38:30 hours); 1 x MP3; 1 x PDF; 1 x JPG


Orere, Tasman Oiko