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Story Title: Patrick Mercer

Collection: Hidden Histories: Ireland (collection) [NC]
Organisation: Eastside Community Heritage (organisation) [NC]

One of 6 personal stories recorded as part of 'Hidden Histories: Ireland' and made available on a Web site by Eastside Community Heritage.

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Title
Patrick Mercer
Description
One of 6 personal stories recorded as part of 'Hidden Histories: Ireland' and made available on a Web site by Eastside Community Heritage.
Creator
Eastside Community Heritage
Source
http://www.hidden-histories.org.uk/northern_ireland/interviews_3.html
Story Title
Patrick Mercer
Story Available
Yes
Story Format
Audio; on Web site
Story Source
http://www.hidden-histories.org.uk/northern_ireland/interviews_3.html
Interviewee Surname
Mercer
Interviewee Forename(s)
Patrick
Language Spoken
English
Transcription
Yes
Interviewee Gender
Male
Birth Country
England
Current Occupation
Member of Parliament (2001-2014)
Occupation during conflict
British Army (BA) soldier
Status
Former member of British Army (BA), Security Forces; then member of political party, MP
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Armed Forces; Military Service
Organisations Mentioned
British Army (BA)

Collection InformationShowHide

Title
Hidden Histories: Ireland (collection) [NC]
Description
Part of the Hidden Histories Web site which contains oral histories, in audio format, of three former British soldiers (Toms, or Tommies) who served in Northern Ireland, and three former members of the Troops Out Movement (TOM) who campaigned for a British political and military withdrawal from the region.
Creator
Eastside Community Heritage
Subject
The conflict in Northern Ireland.
Publisher
Eastside Community Heritage
Format
Audio files, plus transcribed text, on a Web site.
Language
English
Stories Collected
6

Organisation InformationShowHide

Title
Eastside Community Heritage (organisation) [NC]
Status
Active (checked, June 2014)
Address
Parish Centre, Cardinal Heenan Centre, 326 High Road, Ilford, Essex, England. IG1 1QP
Organisation Abstract
"Eastside Community Heritage was established in 1993 as part of the Stratford City Challenge community history project. In 1997 Eastside became an independent charity. Over the years Eastside has worked on numerous projects documenting the lives of ‘ordinary’ people from, and who live in, East London." (from ECH Web site)

Citation

Eastside Community Heritage. Patrick Mercer.
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 27 September 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2124>

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