Patira Edwards describes life at Maadi Camp


Interview between Patira Edwards (25844) and Megan Hutching.

Patira Edwards describes life at Maadi Camp before joining the Battalion. Patira had sailed for Egypt with the 4th Reinforcements on the Polish liner-turned-troop ship Batory in November 1940.


Patira Edwards, Ngāpuhi (1919-2005), interviewed by Megan Hutching, 27 November 2000, for the Second World War oral history project - Crete

From the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History and Sound collection, OHInt-0729-08. All rights reserved. Permission of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage must be obtained before any re-use of this sound file

Image: Patira Edwards.

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