Episode 01, “Harry’s story, Megan’s pilgrimage”

In Episode 01 Megan introduces the story of her grandfather Corporal “Harry” Spencer, 2/7 Btn., 2nd A.I.F.

A prisoner of war (POW) in Germany for four years during World War 2, Harry was one of several thousand ANZACs captured by the German Army in 1941 during the ill-fated ‘Battle of Crete’.

Harry’s story is the catalyst for interviews, conversations and insights that broaden our understanding of history, remembrance, and the very human consequences of war.

What kind of an effect did being a POW have on Harry and his family – then and even now?

A chance family reunion – revealing the inter-generational ripple effects of two world wars – inspires Megan to embark upon an epic, international, life-changing pilgrimage to recover the past and practice remembrance, walking in the shoes of her ancestors…

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