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Record Number: 33312


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Reading "Ordeal of War"—Oliver most interesting & instructive, also Report of committee on Belgian atrocities[.] Dined with Richmond at the Club.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

30 Jul 1915

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Taranto

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:

Kenneth Gilbert Balmain Dewar

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

21 Sep 1879

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Commander, Royal Navy

Religion:

Roman Catholic

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:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Official Book of the German Atrocities Told by Victims and Eye-witnesses: The Complete Verbatim Report of the Belgian, French, and Russian Commissions of Enquiry

Genre:

History, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: G. A. Pearson, 1915

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

33312

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Kenneth Dewar

Title:

Papers of Vice-Admiral Kenneth Gilbert Balmain Dewar

Location:

National Maritime Museum

Call No:

DEW/40/4

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry for 30 July 1915

Citation:

Kenneth Dewar, Papers of Vice-Admiral Kenneth Gilbert Balmain Dewar, National Maritime Museum, DEW/40/4, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=33312, accessed: 24 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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