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Record 25268

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'According to "The Syonan Times", 10,000 prisoners are working on it [war memorial]. A "Lisbon cable" published in the same newspaper says that Sir Anthony Eden, the Foreign Secretary, has told the House of Commons that conditions in the prisoner-of-war camps in Singapore and Hong Kong are good and the food is enough'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 10 May 1942
Country: Malaysia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: prisoner of war camp
   
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:

Listener:Thomas Kitching
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1 Mar 1890
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Chief surveyor in Colonial Service
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Malaysia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: Syonan Times
Genre: Politics, propaganda
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25268  
Source - Print  
  Author: Tom Kitching
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Life and Death in Changi
  Place of Publication: Perth
  Date of Publication: 1998
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 92
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 92, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25268, accessed: 19 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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