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Dunkirk (inhabited place)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Memoirs 1, 1920 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 360/1
Scope and Contents In this volume Bowen describes his parents, childhood, early and secondary education at the Sloane School, Chelsea, during 1922-33, and early artistic influences which inspired him. He discusses employment with a firm of chartered accountants after leaving school, evening classes at Chelsea School of Art, and tuition by Austin Spare between 1933 and 1939. The memoir narrates Bowen’s military training and service during the Second World War, including the Battle of Arras and evacuation at...
Dates: 1920 - 2000
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