Dorothea Crewdson in Wimereux - 17 March, 1917

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 17 Mar. 1917, page 200:

Great do this evening in the Dining Hall. A Grand Concert, arranged by Lady Dudley, to celebrate St Patricks Day. Crowds of members of staff from other hospitals visited and the hall was terribly crowded. Entertainment was provided by some officers out of various crack cavalry regiments who were really good performers. The jokes were bordering at times, as was the rather broad humour, but it was still an excellent show and two of officers had delightful singing voices. Lord St Germans was one of the performers and gave a sort of dress performance of an old woman discanting with another crony …   more >>
cite as

Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 17 Mar. 1917. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 200. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399472721728 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Wimereux

Listeners

Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse
1886-1919

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 March, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others

Notes

Dorothea was working at No. 32 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 07 May 2014 15:25:21 +0100