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Blak Diggers: Percy ‘Gunner’ Suey; Joe Flick; The TSIB

Posted on: Mon 25 May 2020

Presented by Aboriginal actor Aaron Pedersen for the Blak Digger Project – featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who served or assisted in Australia’s war efforts over the years.

Linda Boney about her father, Percy “Gunner” Suey (WW2);  Joe Flick about his grandfather, Mick Flick (WW1); Vanessa Seekee about the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion (WW2).

Photo:  Thursday Island 29.10.1949.  A squad of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion training in their Company lines.  AWM 

 

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