Researcher: And were you working a lot on the canefields?
Participant: Yes, I been -
Researcher: Can you tell me something about the kind of work you did there?
Participant: Well, I was driving truck and plants and sugarcane and things like that and -
Participant: Bit of tractor jobs and ploughing and disking and things like that.
Researcher: Did you -
Participant: That's where I start to pick up, you know -
Participant: Start - learn to work.
Participant: So I got broken in for - on the job that way.
Researcher: Mmm. Did you live with your father and mother for very long?
Participant: Oh, well, not too long.
Participant: Since I got into long trousers that's the time I -
Participant: Father and mother's -
Participant: Well, me father went first, left me, and then me mother about - oh, a month, a couple of month after.
Researcher: Did she?
Participant: She died.
Researcher: Hmm. And where were they living? On Yarrabah, or -
Participant: No, they was living at a place called White Rock.
Researcher: Oh yes.
Researcher: And when they just - when they left you, then you went on your own, did you?
Participant: Yeah, I was still on me own, working for the same boss.
Researcher: Hmm. What was the boss like?
Participant: Oh, it was alright.
Researcher: He was a good boss, was he?
Researcher: And what was his name?
Participant: His name Bill Cannon.
Researcher: Bill Cannon. Oh yeah.
Researcher: Is that where you got your name Cannon from?
Participant: That's where I got it from.
Researcher: I see.
Researcher: Is he still up there, do you know?
Participant: No, the old Bill died.
Researcher: Did he?
Participant: Only the young son of his that runs the place now.
Participant: Up at White Rock.
Researcher: Alright. I think that'll be quite enough for us this afternoon.
Participant: Yeah. Right.