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Digital Media Bank ID: 132092
Original Filename: oh000330_trk07.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. William Dawkins interviewed by Jo Palache.

Summary: Born in 1930 William Dawkins was at school during the war. He lived in Beaconsfield Road with his family and he particularly remembers school days at Ditchling Road School and the day that Preston Park scout group meeting suffered a bomb attack.

Track 7 - Fire Services: Preston Circus Fire Station; fire-watching messenger. (1:51)
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
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Type (of Object or Artwork): Oral History
Title (of Artwork / Object): Track 7 - Fire Services
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: William Dawkins / Interviewer: Jo Palache
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 11 November 2009
Subject tags:
World War II
Second World War
Other Keywords: WW2
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Size: 9.29 MB; 1 minute 50 seconds;
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Linked Accession no.: OH000330