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Digital Media Bank ID: 132017
Original Filename: oh000310_trk03.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Cécile Edgley interviewed by Jo Palache.

Summary: Born in 1921, Cécile Edgley lived in Hove throughout the Second World War. She joined the WRNS and was stationed for some time at HMS Vernon. She recounts her memories of wartime Brighton and Hove and her work in the Wrens, and reflects on the effects and attitudes of the time.

Track 3 - WRNS: Nursery school work; joining Wrens; main duties in naval stores; HMS Vernon at Roedean; attitude of male servicemen. (5:04)
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 3 - WRNS
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: Cécile Edgley / Interviewer: Jo Palache
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 20 November 2008
Subject tags:
World War II
Second World War
Other Keywords: WW2
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Size: 25.57 MB; 5 minutes 4 seconds;
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: OH000310