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Record Number: 33030


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was pleased to receive your letter and tin of salmon. It is now Sunday night and it as [sic] been very hot we have had church parade this afternoon as we where [sic] all busy this morning cleaning up ... I get your papers regular now and I noticed the piece you marked out in the guardian [sic] ... I am sending you a view [i.e., a postcard], I have been to this place a time or two. Write back as soon as possible and let me know how you are getting on.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

17 Mar 1918

Country:

Italy

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Balzano

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:

William Henry Bonser Lamin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

28 Aug 1887

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (agricultural)

Occupation:

Private, Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Manchester Guardian

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

33030

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Bill Lamin

Title:

Letters from the Trenches: A Soldier of the Great War

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2009

Vol:

n/a

Page:

129

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Bill Lamin (ed.), Letters from the Trenches: A Soldier of the Great War, (London, 2009), p. 129, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33030, accessed: 16 July 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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