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Record 25286

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A notice appears on the board: "The Indian policemen on duty are Japanese subjects and you must obey them as you do the Japanese sentries. If internees do not bow to Indian policemen sentries, they will be severely punished". Bow-wow."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 23 Aug 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:

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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [notice]
Genre: Politics, Ephemera
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 25286  
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: 136
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 136, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=25286, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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