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Digitised Oral History – Truganina Explosives Reserve - Tape 6 Alan Dyall

From the Collection of Truganina Explosives Reserve Preservation Society Inc (TERPS) 276 Queen Street Altona Victoria

Description
Digital copy of original cassette recorded in 2000 and digitised in 2018
Object Registration
55.006
Keywords
albert street williamstown, rabbits, point cook homestead, truganina explosive reserve, lighterman, ports and harbours, charlie curry, lighter, ici, deer park, the strand williamstown, stevedores, hob nails, rope soled shoes, rifle range, snowy jorgensen, sailmaker
Historical information
The interviews were recorded in 2000 by Bronwen Gray and Alan Young for the production of Unreserved, Stories from Truganina Explosives Reserve, animated stories from past residents, workers and interested people of the Reserve (subject to copyright 2004).

Alan Dyall reminisces on his childhood during the 1930s/40s in Williamstown and Altona in the 1960s. His father, Bill, worked as a lighterman at the Truganina Explosives Reserve.
When Made
2018
Significance
A primary source of information on memories of the Truganina Explosives Reserve and Altona,Victoria
Last updated
27 Apr 2020 at 11:30AM