Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Anon., 1918 - , Interviewee, Male, Pathology laboratory Technician
Speaker: Bramley, P, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Brief description of schools attended, anecdotes about Wyggeston Boy's School, Leicester. Describes joining pathology laboratory at Leicester General Hospital, work, changes in Second World War, treating pneumonia, introduction of penicillin, treating soldiers with hook worm, expansion at time of National Health Service, combining with Leicester Royal Infirmary. Talks about plays, entertainments at hospital, anecdotes about Dr Overton and Dr Hadley, mention of hospital fire brigade spraying management committee.
Place of birth: Leicester
Education: Lansdowne Primary School, Wyggeston Boys' School
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Recording Date: 16/11/1988
Playing time: 45 mins
Access Restrictions: Name withheld Item Copyright: EMOHA
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