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Interview with William Sinclair. Tape 2

About This Item

Identifier

101-0012-050

Title

Interview with William Sinclair. Tape 2

Description

World War 2 The Home Front interview. On photo with sister

Type

Item

Format

1 Minidisc

Contributor

BHAC

Language

English

Rights

Copyright situation unknown/other, contact HCE

Publisher

Contact HCE if you would like to use or reproduce this item

Relation

101-0012-049, 105-0012-010

Subject

Was cadet in Royal Engineers South Glamorgan, boxing team, went to London, Blackpool and other places to box; started at 14; in Cardiff Amateur Boxing Club before; Fred Newbury trainer; working in war factory all day, Wyndham Engineering; cadet uniform; went into the Army at 18; became paratrooper in Germany; out of Army in 1946; describes photo with sister; liked boxing, solid employment in cadets, travelled places; medals of his stepfather, angry that Merchant seamen had to apply for medals and didn't just get them like all other forces

Interviewee

William Sinclair

Interviewer

Glenn Jordan

Duration

40 min

Digital File

No

Storage Location

Glamorgan Archives and National Library of Wales

Conditions of Access

Open

British Library Ref


UNLW023/335

Relation: UNLW023/334

Citation

“Interview with William Sinclair. Tape 2,” The Heritage & Cultural Exchange Archive, accessed May 19, 2024, https://www.hcearchive.org.uk/items/show/6880.