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714, LO/081/033
Leicester Oral History Archive Collection

Speaker: Clarke, Bill, 1912 - , Interviewee, Male, Office worker;
Speaker: Matterson, Frances, Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Recalls employment at Gimson's during the Second World War. Also talks about working for Corah's and in the office at Gimson's before the war. Recalls period of unemployment. Describes being in Gimson's fire brigade and gives an account of bombing in Leicester.
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Marital Status: , Children:
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,
Language: English

Recording Date: 24/4/1984
Playing time: 23 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
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