The Great War Interviews: 11. Richard Henry Tobin


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Richard Henry Tobin had joined the Royal Naval Reserve Mersey Division in 1911, and when war broke out he was promoted to Leading Seaman with the Hood Battalion. Having landed at Antwerp, Henry saw the civilian impact of war in the desperate and fearful Belgian refugees.


Channel: BBC (Archive)

First Air Date: 10 Mar 2014

Duration: 23 mins


Collection: The Great War Interviews (13 episodes)

A collection of interviews with World War One veterans and civilians filmed in the 1960s for the landmark BBC series The Great War.



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