- Interviewer: Fabri Blacklock
- Date: 29/10/2013
Uncle David Williams is a Bundjalung man from Baryulgil in New South Wales. He joined the Australian Navy in 1965 and was an engineer, diver and submariner. This interview is part of the ‘Honouring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men and Women Who Served Their Country’ project. In this interview he talks about camaraderie in the forces; occupational hazards; and his work with veterans, youth, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. In the excerpt below he discusses his reasons for joining up and the places in which he served.