Greg Percival

Oral History Interview

Born in Ingleburn, 1925, Harold Gregory Percival had many varied jobs with many organizations including the Navy, the GPO and Campbelltown Council as Alderman then Mayor.

Discussions include: Appin, Broughton Estate, Norman Percival, Ingleburn, cricket, soccer, marbles, Woolwash, droughts, bushfires, school days, Postmaster General, telegram delivery, joining the Navy, Sergeant in the Training Corps, Anzac Day, gathering horse manure for a penny, playing tennis, Wattle Park, Mayor of Ingleburn, Jack Farnsworth Deputy Mayor, Guy Marsden, Arch Walker, Clive Tregear, Water Board, Commissioner of the Planning Commission, Macquarie Fields House, Campbelltown Stadium, Kath Whitton, State Parliament, Retirement in 1987, Mac's Emporium, Bowls.

Interview by: Andrew Allen, Local Studies, Campbelltown City Library

Recorded: 18 May 2010

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