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Digital Media Bank ID: 132011
Original Filename: oh000092_trk06.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Kenneth Francis interviewed by Kate Richardson.

Summary: Born in 1932, Kenneth Francis lived in Wakefield Road, Brighton during the war. His father was a boiler maker and member of the Home Guard. Kenneth has vivid memories of the war years as remembered through a child’s eyes.

Track 6 - School: Gas masks; shelters at Ditchling Road School; ‘dust destructor’ attack; school’s broadcasting; watching planes pull gliders across to France. (4:46)
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections/ Community History, Collections/ Local & Social History, Audio-Visual/ Audio, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Oral Histories  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Audio File
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Oral History
Title (of Artwork / Object): Track 6 - School
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: Kenneth Francis / Interviewer: Kate Richardson
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 5 October 2000
Subject tags:
World War II
Second World War
Other Keywords: WW2
File info
Size: 24.06 MB; 4 minutes 45 seconds;
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: OH000092