Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth recordings

Manchester, Lancashire

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:02:53

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C1315/1/756

  • Recording date

    1918-03-15

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Berliner Lautarchiv British & Commonwealth Recordings

  • Recording locations

    Ruhleben, Germany

  • Producers

    Berliner Phonographische Kommission

  • Recordist

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

  • Speakers

    Pratten, Joseph, b.1884 (male, fisherman)

  • Description

    Speaker's note: Aged 34 from Manchester, England. Born 23 September 1883 in Manchester. Lived in Manchester until the war, in POW camp since the age of 20. Educated at a public school in Manchester. Both parents from Manchester. Can read and write in English. Religion: protestant. Occupation: fisherman. Item note: Joseph reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).

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