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Record Number: 25583


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am reading with intense interest the government blue book of documents prior to the outbreak of war on September 3rd, 1939 - four years ago. And the most pessimistic prognostications as to the world scope of the war and the wholesale destruction have been fulfilled. But it is strongly heartening to read this book.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

3 Sep 1943

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:

Reader:

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Government Blue Books

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25583

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:

246

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 246, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25583, accessed: 06 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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