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Record Number: 32839


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Rained all day long! So we had the whole day off!! Had some damn good meals and a good sleep. Also received our first newspaper (printed for prisoners), the "Continental Times"a pack of lies, nothing else.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

10 Sep 1918

Country:

Germany

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Bommern

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

J. A. Sillitoe Hill

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

31 Jul 1898

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

Private, 1st Battalion, King's Own Light Shropshire Infantry

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Continental Times

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

32839

Source:

Print

Author:

J. A. Sillitoe Hill

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Front Line and Beyond It: A Diary of 1917-18

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1930

Vol:

n/a

Page:

61

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

J. A. Sillitoe Hill, The Front Line and Beyond It: A Diary of 1917-18, (London, 1930), p. 61, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=32839, accessed: 23 July 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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