East Midlands Oral History Archive

Leicestershire Regiment collection

Physical detail

  • Number of items in the collection: 7
  • Venues where the material can be listened to: Record Office
  • Media available on: CD

Collection history

The Leicestershire Regiment Collection comprises 7 interviews. The interviews were conducted by EMOHA in early 2004 in response to a request for oral history material, from World War Two veterans of the Regiment, by the Royal Leicestershire Regiment Museum. Copies of the collection are deposited with the museum and also available at the Record Office.

What the collection contains

The interviews in this collection were conducted with veterans of the Leicestershire Regiment who served during the Second World War. The testimony covers experience of theatres of war in Europe, Africa and the Far East, including Norway, France, North Africa, India and Malaya. The interviews also include the experience of Prisoners of War of the Japanese, following the fall of Singapore.

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