Coad, Ernest

Production date
29 Apr 1982
Oral history recording. Former Power Board worker Ernest (Shorty) Coad (1897-1982) recalls life as a soldier in the trenches of France during the First World War 1916-1917. He was underage when he enlisted and experienced gas attacks and shrapnel wounds whilst in France. Abstract folder also contains a letter from Ernest's daughter Jean Prideaux.

Date recorded: 29 April 1982
Interviewer: Janet Old
Abstraction: Carol Sampson

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29 Apr 1982
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  Part 1

Research tape.

  Part 2

Folder. Inventory

  Part 3

Master tape


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