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549, CH/062/0179
Community History Collection

Speaker: Lang, John Albert, 1898 - 0, Interviewee, Male, Railway driver, soldier
Speaker: Hyde, C, Interviewer, Male

Summary of interview item: Gives brief family background in Leicester, mentions working as railway firer & driver. Talks about outbreak of World War I (WWI), conscription, conditions in trenches in France - mentions lice, food, not wanting to be there. Talks about work on the railways and childhood, but voice is difficult to understand for latter part of interview.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: , Children:
Father's Occupation: Boot & shoe worker
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s
Language: English

Recording Date: 1/7/1996
Playing time: 1 hr 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: CHCL
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: No
Cross Reference:

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