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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Status of application:
Application Withdrawn
Title or short description:
Everyman at War. Sixty Personal Narratives of the War
Full description:
'Everyman at War. Sixty Personal Narratives of the War' was edited by Charles Benjamin Purdom, and was first published in 1930.The work consists of the personal recollections of sixty soldiers who fought in the First World War (and who were also readers of Purdom's periodical 'Everyman'). The particular work that we would like to use is an abridged extract of the recollections of Sergeant W. Lench, a Canadian soldier who fought at Gallipoli. This features on pages 301-302 of the 1930 edition.
Written works
Type of work:
Abridgement of a written work
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Although some sources vary on this - I understand that it was first published in 1930 by Dutton in New York, and again in 1939 by J.M. Dent in London.


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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No C.B. Purdom (Charles Benjamin)

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