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Margaret Broadfoot and Ken Hooton

Interviewed by Trish Levido on 5th March 2008
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Margaret Broadfoot. I think Arthur had a motorbike when he started working. He did an engineering trade’s course at TAFE, and then he became a draftsman at Cockatoo Dock. He was tool maker, and he was a fitter & turner too. He maybe did a few tech courses but he got the motorbike so he could drive to Greenwich Wharf, leave his bike there, and get the ferry across to must have been during the war.

Margaret Broadfoot. Probably yes, and he of course, wasn’t permitted to join up.

Trish Levido. Why?

Margaret Broadfoot. Because he was in a protected industry.