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Watten, Caithness

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:03:13

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/361

  • Recording date

    1916-02-16

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Dyrotz, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

    Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)

  • Speakers

    Gunn, William, b.1877 (male, army officer)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 39 from Watten (near Wick), Caithness (now Highland), Scotland. Born 2 November 1876 in Watten. From age 7 to 18 he lived in Watten, then he was a soldier from the age of 18 to 26, and the a gamekeeper until rejoining the army. Both his parents were from Watten. Mothertongue is Scottish, his 'additional language' is English. He can read and write in English and Scottish. Religion: Protestant. Occupation: Sergeant. Item note: William reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32)

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Watten, Caithness

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