Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Ashby, Douglas, 1898 - , Interviewee, Male, Bank clerk;
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls Mafeking night celebrations during the Boer War. Describes the growing conurbation of Leicester in the West End. Talks about army service during the First World War and becoming a pacifist. Mentions meeting Ramsey MacDonald.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Fosse High School;
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s,1920s
Recording Date: 24/11/1983
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
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