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Doegen, Wilhelm (male, recordist), Brandl, Alois (male, Professor of English)
Sims, Keir, b.1895 (male, cotton mill worker)
Speaker's note: Aged 21 from Middleton, Lancashire (now Greater Manchester), England. Born 12 March 1895 in Middleton. Lived in Middleton until the age of 17 when he became a soldier and was posted to Ireland and Devon. Educated at an elementary school at Middleton. Both parents from Manchester. Can read and write in English. Religion: protestant. Occupation: cotton spinner. Item note: Keir reads the Parable of the Prodigal Son (taken from Luke chapter XV, verse 11-32).