Life on the Line

Life on the Line

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Life on the Line is the podcast that tracks down Australian military veterans and records their stories.
Reflections - Ep VII - Life on the Sea
Dec 6 • 18 min
The veterans of Life on the Sea reflect on their time in uniform. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian Navy veterans of the…
Career - Ep VI - Life on the Sea
Dec 3 • 54 min
What does one go to on to do after war? Some leave the navy, some continue long careers. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian…
Combat - Ep V - Life on the Sea
Nov 29 • 40 min
The Vietnam War continues, with combat stories from the bombardment line and more. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian Navy…
Collision - Ep IV - Life on the Sea
Nov 26 • 21 min
A sailor gives his account of the Melbourne-Evans collision of 1969. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian Navy veterans of…
Vietnam - Ep III - Life on the Sea
Nov 21 • 58 min
Confrontation. Vietnam. The conflict begins for the seven RAN veterans of Life on the Sea. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal…
Beginnings - Ep II - Life on the Sea
Nov 18 • 59 min
Seven Vietnam navy veterans share stories from their early lives, what drew them to the navy and their training days. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast,…
Korea - Ep I - Life on the Sea
Nov 14 • 37 min
Two navy veterans share their memories of the Korean War. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian Navy veterans of the Korean…
Trailer - Life on the Sea
Nov 11 • 2 min
The trailer for Life on the Sea, a special Life on the Line miniseries. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Life on the Sea is a special miniseries of this podcast, interviewing Royal Australian Navy veterans of…
Replay - Remembrance Day with Dr Brendan Nelson
Nov 9 • 42 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Dr Brendan Nelson, Director at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. This is a re-release of the 10 November 2017 bonus episode to mark Remembrance Day and to…
Korean War MIA with Michael Kelly
Oct 31 • 11 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Michael Kelly about developments in regard to Australian MIA soldiers from the Korean War. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. In Season 2, Angus Hordern spoke to Australian War Memorial…
A Journey of Resilience with Matt Williams
Oct 24 • 39 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Afghanistan veteran Matt Williams, about his battle with cancer. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. This bonus episode is a conversation with Matt Williams, an army veteran who had one…
Panel - Life After Service
Oct 21 • 55 min
Alex Lloyd hosts a panel on life after service with Sharon Bown, Dave Stafford Finney and Don Barnby. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s panel conversation is on the topic of life after service, and the…
Voodoo Medics with Mark Donaldson VC, Dr Dan Pronk and Kristin Shorten
Oct 17 • 27 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Mark Donaldson VC, Dr Dan Pronk and journalist Kristin Shorten about the VOODOO MEDICS documentary. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. This bonus episode covers the upcoming 8-part…
Panel - The Vietnam War
Oct 14 • 63 min
Angus Hordern hosts a panel on the Vietnam war, with Sandy MacGregor, David Buckwalter, David Leafe and Ron Aitken. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s panel conversation is on the topic of the Vietnam…
Invictus Games with Adrian Talbot
Oct 10 • 12 min
Angus Hordern speaks with veteran Adrian Talbot about the Invictus Games. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. This bonus episode is with Adrian Talbot, a veteran of the British Royal Marine Commandos, twice-gold…
Panel - Returning Home
Oct 7 • 50 min
Angus Hordern hosts a panel on what it means to be a modern veteran with Garth Callender, Michael Wright and Glenn Kolomeitz. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s panel conversation is on the topic of…
#42 Jack Bell
Sep 17 • 68 min
Alex Lloyd interviews World War II veteran and POW Jack Bell. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with a World War II air force veteran, and a survivor of Fascist Italian and Nazi Germany…
Horst Haase - German WWII Veteran
Sep 13 • 15 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with German World War II veteran Horst Haase. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#41 Dr Kerry Summerscales
Sep 10 • 51 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews 28-year Australian Defence Force veteran Dr Kerry Summerscales. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Dr Kerry Summerscales. Kerry shared with Sharon…
Jens Milbret - German Cold War Veteran
Sep 6 • 43 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with a Cold War veteran from East Germany, Jens Milbret. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
#40 Rothesay Swan
Sep 3 • 33 min
Angus Hordern interviews World War II and Vietnam veteran Rothesay Swan. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II and Vietnam veteran Rothesay Swan. Rothesay fought in the…
Eugen Pichurra - German WWII Veteran
Aug 30 • 68 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with German World War II veteran Eugen Pichurra. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#39 Rhys Dowden
Aug 27 • 54 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Afghanistan and Iraq veteran, formerly of the 2nd Commando Regiment, Rhys Dowden. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, Rhys Dowden.…
Chaplain on the Seas with Rev Dr Gareth Clayton
Aug 23 • 25 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Rev Dr Gareth Clayton OAM, formerly a chaplain of the Royal Australian Navy. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians,…
#38 Janine Fabre
Aug 20 • 35 min
Alex Lloyd interviews former Australian Army photographer and videographer Janine Fabre. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Janine Fabre, formerly of the Australian Army. Janine…
WarriorU with Bram Connolly
Aug 16 • 30 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Bram Connolly, former Special Forces officer, author and founder of WarriorU. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians,…
#37 Scott Calvert
Aug 13 • 34 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews Afghanistan veteran Scott Calvert. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Scott Calvert, an Australian Army veteran who deployed twice to Afghanistan.…
Bomber Command with Len Traynor
Aug 9 • 37 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Len Traynor, historian and nephew of a Bomber Command rear gunner. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#36 Mark Donaldson VC
Aug 6 • 91 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Victoria Cross recipient and former SAS trooper Mark Donaldson. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Mark Donaldson VC. During a 2008 deployment to Afghanistan,…
Frankston Naval Memorial Club with Harry Kime
Aug 2 • 24 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Royal Australian Navy veterans at the Frankston Naval Memorial Club. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#35 Mick Sasse
Jul 30 • 44 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Australian Army officer Mick Sasse. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Lieutenant Colonel Mick Sasse, currently serving in the Australian Army. Mick told Alex…
The Korean War with Michael Kelly
Jul 26 • 44 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Michael Kelly about the Korean War. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#34 Antony Greatrex
Jul 23 • 41 min
Alex Lloyd interviews World War II veteran Antony Greatrex. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II veteran Antony Greatrex. The RAAF veteran is the younger brother of the…
Reserve Forces Day 2018 with The Lancer Band
Jul 19 • 18 min
Alex Lloyd shares highlights from the Reserve Forces Day Parade 2018. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. For today’s bonus episode of Life on the Line, Alex Lloyd attended the Reserve Forces Day Parade - the…
#33 Tracy Smart
Jul 16 • 47 min
Thomas Kaye interviews Tracy Smart, currently serving in the Royal Australian Air Force. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Air Vice-Marshal Tracy Smart AM, currently serving with…
Archive Interview - Don Caldwell Smith
Jul 12 • 7 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran Don Caldwell Smith. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#32 Peter Jones
Jul 9 • 37 min
Angus Hordern interviews Peter Jones, former Vice Admiral and veteran of the Arabian Gulf. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with a career navy man, Vice Admiral Peter Jones AO, DSC…
The Commando’s Father with Doug Baird
Jul 5 • 38 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Doug Baird, father of the late Cameron Baird VC, MG. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
#31 Dr Dan Pronk Vol II
Jul 3 • 26 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare continues her interview with former 2nd Commando Regiment and SAS doctor, Dan Pronk. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is the second instalment of Sharon Mascall-Dare’s…
#31 Dr Dan Pronk Vol I
Jul 2 • 46 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews Special Forces veteran Dr Dan Pronk. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Dr Dan Pronk, a former Special Forces soldier. Dan served with the regular…
My Father’s Great War with Bevan Harris
Jun 28 • 21 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Bevan Harris, a World War II veteran. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#30 Ross Tulloh and Ian Willoughby
Jun 25 • 45 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Vietnam veterans Ross Tulloh and Ian Willoughby. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with two Vietnam War veterans: ‘tunnel rat’ national serviceman Ross Tulloh, and…
Scottish Rifles with Frank Woodhams
Jun 21 • 24 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Frank Woodhams about the history and heritage of the Scottish Rifles. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors…
#29 Todd Vail
Jun 18 • 61 min
Angus Hordern interviews Australian Army officer, formerly of the 1st Commando Regiment, Todd Vail. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Lieutenant Colonel Todd Vail, currently…
A Family at War with Doug Symes Snr
Jun 14 • 32 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with World War II and Korea veteran Doug Symes Snr. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#28 Mark Wales
Jun 11 • 49 min
Alex Lloyd interviews East Timor, Solomon Islands, Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan veteran, formerly of the SAS, Mark Wales. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with East Timor, Solomon…
My Father’s Air War with Charlie Baker
Jun 7 • 17 min
Angus Hordern speaks with Charlie Baker, son of a World War II veteran. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
#27 Victor Power
Jun 4 • 39 min
Alex Lloyd interviews World War II veteran Victor Power. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II veteran Victor Power. With both his parents disfigured from World War I,…
The Battle of Wau with David Buckwalter
May 31 • 45 min
Angus Hordern speaks with David Buckwalter about the Battle of Wau. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#26 Allison Norris
May 28 • 34 min
Thomas Kaye interviews Allison Norris, currently serving in the Royal Australian Navy. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Commodore Allison Norris, currently serving with the Royal…
Archive Interview - Phil Stevenson
May 24 • 7 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran Phil Stevenson. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#25 Paul de Gelder
May 21 • 56 min
Alex Lloyd interviews paratrooper, Navy Clearance Diver and shark attack survivor Paul de Gelder. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Paul de Gelder. Paul is a former Australian Army…
Naval Historical Society with David Michael
May 17 • 24 min
Angus Hordern speaks with David Michael, RAN veteran and Naval Historical Society President. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#24 Ben Flink
May 14 • 27 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews Solomon Islands veteran Ben Flink. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Ben Flink, a veteran of the Australian Army who deployed to the Solomon Islands.…
Highlights from ANZAC Day 2018
May 10 • 15 min
Alex Lloyd shares highlights from his day on ANZAC Day 2018. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#23 Peter Sinclair
May 7 • 36 min
Alex Lloyd interviews retired Rear Admiral and former Governor of New South Wales, Peter Sinclair. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair, career navy man…
For School and Country with Thistle Productions
May 3 • 43 min
Thistle Productions reminisce on their first veterans project. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#22 Glenn Kolomeitz
Apr 30 • 37 min
Angus Hordern interviews East Timor and Afghanistan veteran Glenn Kolomeitz. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with a former aircraft technician, military policeman and legal officer,…
Anzac Cove with Richard Miles
Apr 26 • 6 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran Richard Miles. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#21 Cassie Collins
Apr 23 • 40 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Middle East and Sudan veteran Cassie Collins. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Air Force mechanic-turned-officer Cassie Collins. Cassie joined the Royal…
Line of Fire with Chantelle Taylor
Apr 19 • 60 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Chantelle Taylor, the first female British soldier to kill an enemy in close quarters combat. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to…
#20 Doug Gilling
Apr 16 • 36 min
Angus Hordern interviews World War II veteran Doug Gilling. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II veteran Doug Gilling. Doug saw action in the Battle of the Atlantic,…
Beyond the Legend with Dr Karl James
Apr 12 • 23 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Dr Karl James, senior historian at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#19 Sally Heidenreich
Apr 9 • 36 min
Sharon Mascall-Dare interviews Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Sally Heidenreich. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Sally Heidenreich, a former intelligence officer in the Australian…
Australia in Afghanistan with Dr Rhys Crawley
Apr 5 • 28 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Dr Rhys Crawley, Official Historian at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#18 Don Barnby Vol II
Apr 3 • 51 min
Thomas Kaye continues his interview with SAS soldier and Australian Federal Policeman Don Barnby. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s episode is the second instalment of the conversation with Don Barnby,…
#18 Don Barnby Vol I
Apr 2 • 51 min
Thomas Kaye interviews Vietnam, Cyprus and East Timor veteran, formerly of the SAS and AFP, Don Barnby. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Vietnam veteran Don Barnby, formerly of…
The Veterans Project with Tim Kolczak
Mar 28 • 57 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Tim Kolczak, US Army veteran and man behind the camera of The Veterans Project. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Every week we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians,…
#17 Dave Stafford Finney
Mar 25 • 42 min
Angus Hordern interviews Bougainville, East Timor and Middle East veteran Dave Stafford Finney. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Bougainville, East Timor and Middle East veteran…
Season 2 Trailer
Mar 18 • 1 min
Welcome to Season 2 of LIFE ON THE LINE, from Thistle Productions. Season 2 of LIFE ON THE LINE begins next week! Subscribe to get all content. We have stories from the army, navy, air force, commandos and SAS; from World War II, Korea, Vietnam,…
RIP Barney Greatrex
Feb 21 • 6 min
World War II veteran Barney Greatrex passed away on 17 February 2018. World War II veteran Barney Greatrex passed away on 17 February 2018. This podcast is a short eulogy to this hero, and some highlights of his story, including recordings of the great…
Retracing the Resistance with Charlie Mort
Dec 13, 2017 • 27 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Charlie Mort, nephew of Barney Greatrex. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#16 Chris May
Dec 10, 2017 • 69 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Afghanistan veteran Chris May. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Afghanistan veteran Chris May. Chris was a war veteran at nineteen, and is a survivor of…
Minefields with Hugh Riminton
Dec 6, 2017 • 45 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Hugh Riminton, frontline correspondent and author. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
Launching Barney Greatrex with Michael Veitch
Dec 5, 2017 • 32 min
Highlights from the book launch of BARNEY GREATREX. BARNEY GREATREX is the biography of World War II veteran Barney Greatrex, written by bestselling author Michael Veitch, based on the research by Alex Lloyd and Angus Hordern. This podcast is a highlights…
#15 Adrian Clunies-Ross
Dec 3, 2017 • 33 min
Thomas Kaye interviews career army man and Vietnam veteran Adrian Clunies-Ross. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Thomas Kaye spoke with Adrian Clunies-Ross, in Adrian’s home in Canberra. This is their talk…
Archive Interview - John Reid
Nov 29, 2017 • 9 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran John Reid. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others…
#14 Hugh Kelly
Nov 26, 2017 • 24 min
Thomas Kaye interviews World War II veteran Hugh Kelly. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II veteran Hugh Kelly. Thomas Kaye spoke with ninety-eight-year-old Hugh in his…
The Eastern Front with David Sutton
Nov 22, 2017 • 29 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with David Sutton, historian at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
#13 Elizabeth Matthews
Nov 19, 2017 • 41 min
Alex Lloyd interviews peacekeeping and Afghanistan veteran Elizabeth Matthews. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with WO1 Elizabeth Matthews, who is currently serving in the Australian…
From WWII to the Reserves with Norton Duckmanton
Nov 15, 2017 • 55 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with World War II veteran Norton Duckmanton at the Reserve Forces Day Parade. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. For today’s bonus episode of Life on the Line, Alex Lloyd spoke with Norton…
#12 Ron Aitken
Nov 12, 2017 • 42 min
Angus Hordern interviews Vietnam veteran Ron Aitken. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Vietnam veteran Ron Aitken. Ron flew 261 operational bombing missions over Vietnam.
Remembrance Day with Dr Brendan Nelson
Nov 8, 2017 • 41 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Dr Brendan Nelson, Director at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in…
#11 Andrew Robertson Vol II
Nov 6, 2017 • 34 min
Angus Hordern continues his interview with Rear Admiral Andrew Robertson AO, DSC. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s episode is the second instalment of the conversation with Andrew Robertson, covering…
#11 Andrew Robertson Vol I
Nov 5, 2017 • 49 min
Angus Hordern interviews World War II, Korea and Vietnam veteran Andrew Robertson. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II, Korea and Vietnam veteran Andrew Robertson. This…
Archive Interview - Arthur Pardey
Nov 1, 2017 • 10 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran Arthur Pardey. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#10 Eddie Robertson
Oct 29, 2017 • 65 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Afghanistan and Iraq veteran, formerly of the 2nd Commando Regiment, Eddie Robertson. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, Eddie…
My Teacher, My Hero with Rex Ward
Oct 25, 2017 • 17 min
Interviews with Angus Hordern, David Leafe and Rex Ward about Rex’s service in the Vietnam War. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors…
#9 David Leafe
Oct 22, 2017 • 33 min
Angus Hordern interviews Vietnam veteran David Leafe. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Vietnam veteran David Leafe. David joined the army for a scholarship to study dentistry, and…
The Dawn Service with John Moore
Oct 18, 2017 • 28 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with John Moore, former emcee of the Sydney Martin Place ANZAC Day Dawn Service. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians,…
#8 Sarah Turner and Michael Wright
Oct 15, 2017 • 70 min
Angus interviews War on Terror veterans Sarah Turner and Michael Wright. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with two veterans of the War on Terror, Sarah Turner and Michael Wright. Sarah…
The Lancer Band with Elizabeth Smith
Oct 11, 2017 • 37 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Elizabeth Smith and members of The Lancer Band. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the…
Barney Greatrex - Out Now
Oct 10, 2017 • 3 min
Trailer for Barney Greatrex - from Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero. Barney Greatrex - from Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero. BARNEY GREATREX is the…
#7 Tom Hughes
Oct 8, 2017 • 30 min
Alex Lloyd interviews World War II veteran Tom Hughes. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with World War II veteran Tom Hughes. Tom is a veteran of the Royal Australian Air Force, a…
Saving Our Veterans with Jay Devereux
Oct 4, 2017 • 49 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Jay Devereux, founder and CEO of Veterans 360 Australia. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in…
#6 Ivan Ingham
Oct 1, 2017 • 43 min
Angus Hordern interviews Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy career officer Ivan Ingham. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Ivan Ingham, formerly of the Royal Navy and currently…
Australian Airmen’s Untold Stories with Michael Veitch
Sep 28, 2017 • 42 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with bestselling author Michael Veitch. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans community.…
#5 David Buckwalter
Sep 25, 2017 • 38 min
Alex Lloyd interviews Vietnam veteran David Buckwalter. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Vietnam veteran David Buckwalter. David served in Vietnam in 1966-1967 and was a signaller…
Australia’s Special Forces with Dr Karl James
Sep 21, 2017 • 42 min
Thomas Kaye speaks with Dr Karl James, senior historian at the Australian War Memorial. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#4 Guy Griffiths
Sep 18, 2017 • 51 min
Angus Hordern interviews World War II, Korea and Vietnam veteran Guy Griffiths. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Guy Griffiths, veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Guy…
Archive Interview - John Hore-Lacy
Sep 14, 2017 • 9 min
Excerpts from FOR SCHOOL AND COUNTRY interview with World War II veteran John Hore-Lacy. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and…
#3 Garth Callender
Sep 11, 2017 • 37 min
Angus Hordern interviews Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Garth Callender. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Today’s conversation is with Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Garth Callender. Garth was the first serious…
Soldier On with Karlie Brand
Sep 7, 2017 • 31 min
Alex Lloyd speaks with Karlie Brand of Soldier On Australia. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. Most weeks we also have a bonus episode, where we speak to historians, authors and others in the veterans…
#2 Sharon Bown
Sep 4, 2017 • 43 min
Alex Lloyd interviews East Timor and Afghanistan veteran Sharon Bown. Life on the Line tracks down Australian war veterans and records their stories. This conversation is with East Timor and Afghanistan veteran, Sharon Bown, formerly of the Royal…