Bill Corey - Railways in South Australia

Bill Corey - Railways in South Australia
Bill talks about the importance of railways in South Australia before the Second World War. He recalls all the different types of trains that passed through Tarlee and Hamley Bridge in the days before road transport took over.  
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Household Routines I Remember

Margaret was born in 1925 and her she recalls the household routines of her childhood in Lincoln, England.  
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Farm Animals and Pets

Bill recalls farm animals ans "pets" although when he thinks about it back in the 1920's they didn't really have petys as we know them today, besides his dad was the local butcher!  
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Early Schooldays

Early schooling was different in the 1920's compared with today. Bill tells how different it was - one room, mone teacher who had one arm (a war injury).  
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My Parents and Siblings

My Parents and Siblings
Bill recalls his parents. His father was a butcher by trade and Bill was born in Riverton South Australia before moving the short distance to Tarlee where he lived in the house that is now the Grasshopper Roadhouse.  
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Christmases in Tarlee and the Army

Christmases in Tarlee and the Army
In his 96th year Bill has many Christmases to remember but here he shares his memoroes of childhood Christmases in Tarlee, South Australia during the 1920's. Christmas in the Army was different - he had 2 Christmases in Palestine, one in New Guinea and one in Borneo.    
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