Listen To Older Voices: Dugold Moyes – Part 1

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This is Part 1 of a 2-part Golden Moment Repeat program featuring the Life and Times of Dugold Moyes.

Dugold was part of a generation that is no longer with us, a generation bought up during the terrible Depression Years of the early part of the 20th Century.

He shares some engrossing stories of his life during that terrible period although growing up in and around country Warragul, Victoria. Yet in many ways his story is quite different to those that have been told previously, those who may have been in the cities during this period unlike Dugold who was in the country.

Despite all the issues thrown at him he fulfils his dream of becoming a teacher, and in fact at the young age of 16 years of age, is accepted as a student teacher.

However, his teaching career gets put on hold when WWII breaks out and Dugold goes into the Army as an Interpreter, and is sent to New Guinea.


Click to hear – Dugold Moyes – Part 1Previous Listen To Older Voices Programs can be found in our archive, by clicking on one link or the other

2012 to 2016   

 –  2016 onward supermarkets put junk food on special twice as often as healthy food, and that’s a problem

 

[Listen To Older Voices receives funding from the Commonwealth Government 
through the Commonwealth Home Support Program Program]

Rob Greaves

I have been with the Toorak Times since April 2012. I worked as Senior Editor of the Toorak Times until 2023, when I retired. I now work as a special features contributor for both the Toorak Times and Tagg. I've been in the Australian music scene as a musician since 1964, and have worked in radio and TV and newspapers (when they were actually printed on paper) as well as working in the film industry, as the Film Unit manager on Homicide for several years. I also have extensive experience in audio production and editing.

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