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Record 30350

Reading Experience:

'D[inner] Stew, potatoes, rice. Read "The Call of the Wild". Dozed.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 27 Oct 1917
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rednal, Birmingham
county: West Midlands
specific address: 1st Birmingham War Hospital
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:John Frederick William Dunn
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender n/a
Date of Birth 25 Oct 1893
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Lance Corporal, 7th Field Ambulance, 2nd Australian Division, AIF
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Australia
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Jack London
Title: The Call of the Wild
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 30350  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: John Frederick William Dunn
  Title: Diaries of John Frederick William Dunn
  Location: State Library of South Australia
  Call no: D7414(L)
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: John Frederick William Dunn, Diaries of John Frederick William Dunn State Library of South Australia, p. D7414(L),, accessed: 17 April 2024

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