Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Coleman, Sidney, 1900 - , Interviewee, Male, Royal Flying Corps, mechanic;
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood and early life in Highfields, Leicester, prior to 1914. Describes children's games and the local shops. Recalls his experience as a mechanic in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War. Describes his memories of Christmas and skating facilities in Leicester.
Place of birth: Leicester
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation: Policeman,
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Husbands Bosworth
Periods Covered: 1900s,1910s, 1920s,
Recording Date: 30/11/1983
Playing time: 1 hr
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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