|Unique ID Number: DOC_NK_9_1|
|Description: Typed manuscript in draft by unknown author recalling childhood experience of father working at Wheal Basset, engineering training as apprentice at Holman’s (53 hours for a shilling per week), enrolls at Camborne School of Mines to learn surveying, appointed as surveyor to a Malayan mine in 1918, a gold mine managed by a Cornishman from Helston. He later works in other Malay tin mines and lives in Kuala Lumpur. He describes flora and fauna and anecdotal adventures, fever, snake bites and return to England as WW2 looms.|
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|Subject:||Personal record, mining|
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|Date:||1900 to 1939|
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