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51160: Describes how she received no notification of her husband's court martial prior to his execution for 'cowardice'.

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British civilian widow of Pte Harry Farr, 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regt, executed for cowardice on Western Front, 16/Oct/1916. Also includes comments from daughter and granddaughter

History

Identifier

1778.mp3 | CXTIWMAUDafar4.mp3

Subject

Farr, Gertrude | Casualties of War | Home Front | Military Punishment

Date

17th April 1993

Date Created

17/04/1993

Spatial

Unknown

Source

CD copy of tape original

Medium

Tape

Type

Interview

Contributor

Everett Sharp

Rights

The Imperial War Museum

Collection ID

13731/2

Repository Name

Imperial War Museum Sound Archive

Repository Address

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, SE1 6HZ, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive