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Duration:
2 minutes 49 seconds
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Digital Media Bank ID: 132042
Original Filename: oh000326_trk01.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. ‘Tony’ interviewed by Jo Palache.

Summary: Born in 1926, John Rackham was brought up by his mother and stepfather at 32 Richmond Buildings where they had a grocery shop. He attended Brighton Intermediate School and left school at 15 to work locally before being called up. He joined the Royal Artillery in December 1943.

Track 1 - Early War Years: war declared; rationing; customer’s favourites, such as ‘Dustman’s Wedding Cake’. (2:48)
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections/ Community History, Collections/ Local & Social History, Audio-Visual/ Audio, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Oral Histories  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: 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 1 - Early War Years
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: John Rackham / Interviewer: Jo Palache
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 4 November 2009
Subject tags:
war
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WWII
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World War II
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Second World War
   
Other Keywords: WW2

File info

Size: 14.23 MB; 2 minutes 49 seconds;

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: OH000326
    • Audio File
    • Track 2 - Home Front
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 23.5MB
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    • Track 4 - Wartime Brighton
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 16.75MB
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    • Track 3 - Air Raids
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 13.93MB