Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

County Wexford

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:01:55

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/627

  • Recording date

    1917-06-14

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Quedlinburg, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

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

  • Speakers

    Doyle, Edward, b.1890 (male, merchant seaman)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 27 and from County Wexford, Ireland (now Republic of Ireland). Born 23 December 1889. Until the war always lived in Wexford. Was educated at a Board School in Wexford. In the army since the age of 17. Both mother and father from Wexford. Can read and write in English. Cannot play a musical instrument or sing. Religion: Roman catholic. Occupation: merchant seaman. Item note: Edward reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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