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THE HON. HEDLEY VICKERS STRUTT, BORN 1915, MANOR VAUGHAN HOUSE, CARRIGART (Part 3)

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In the third recording, the recent Troubles in the North of Ireland are discussed. Hedley Strutt also recalls the Rosapenna Hotel which was run by his grandparents and which was built from local timber, and to which many notable people came to stay. He recalls his life of great discipline, his successes and challenges, the huge tragedy that befell his platoon of Scots Guards during the Second World War as a result of friendly fire. His family’s extraordinary ability to survive in politics and in business, and their successes in the world of science are explored in the latter part of this recording.

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In the third recording, the recent Troubles in the North of Ireland are discussed. Hedley Strutt also recalls the Rosapenna Hotel which was run by his grandparents and which was built from local timber, and to which many notable people came to stay. He recalls his life of great discipline, his successes and challenges, the huge tragedy that befell his platoon of Scots Guards during the Second World War as a result of friendly fire. His family’s extraordinary ability to survive in politics and in business, and their successes in the world of science are explored in the latter part of this recording.

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Type:

Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Donegal county, first series

Bitrate:

128 kbps

Download time limit:

48 hours

File size(s):

11.60 MB, 2.62 MB, 12.37 MB, 8.15 MB, 10.82 MB

Number of files:

10

Product ID:

CDDL01-11

Subject:

A family history

Recorded by:

Charlie Ginanne

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