A Naval Officer's Diary: (3) China 1929-31

Peter Covey-Crump


Region:
South West
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Type:
Hobby, Probus speaker
Fee:
Expensed
Category:
History
Updated:
18th November 2017
Tagged:
China | Royal Navy

Paymaster Captain Leslie Ayre, as the C-in-C China’s Secretary, travelled widely in China and the Far East. His diary includes accounts of the burial of Sun Yat-sen and the Rendition of Wei-hei-wei as well as a journey up the Yangste river to Chungking. The talk is illustrated with photographs taken at the time.

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About Peter Covey-Crump

I am a retired Civil Servant living in Gloucestershire. My historical talks are based on research into family history and are illustrated with original documents. I am a keen photographer and this has inspired my travel talks.


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