Dorothea Crewdson in Le Tréport - 24 December, 1915

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 26 Dec. 1915, pages 76-77:

On Christmas Eve, we caroled gaily all about camp, a very pleasant episode. The weather was not too good, windy and inclined to rain in short sharp showers, but anyway it kept off fairly well till tour was almost finished. A goodly number turned up. We assembled at church at 5.45 and were provided with hurricane lamps arrayed in red paper. We began our round with great verve. Chance conducted our party very well. All did our very best and Keenan made the thing go with real swing. I never heard singing so good. We got numerous invitations to sing in the huts and went to a good many where we …   more >>
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Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 26 Dec. 1915. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 76-77. accessed: 24 November, 2017

location of experience: Le Tréport


Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse

Listening to

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O Come all ye Faithful
Christmas carols
written by Johann Sebastian Bach

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 December, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in private, in the company of others


Dorothea was working at No. 16 Stationary Hospital, Le Treport.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:01:00 +0100