Henry Buckle in Ploegsteert - 20 April, 1915

from Diary of Lance-Corporal Henry Buckle, 20 April 1915, page 53:

Sunday. Had an impromptu service this morning. Lt. M-- read a few verses, and we sang, 'O God Our Help', and 'Onward Christian Soldiers'.
cite as

Henry Buckle, Diary of Lance-Corporal Henry Buckle, 20 April 1915. In David Read (ed.), A Tommy's Sketchbook (Stroud, 2012), p. 53. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399975506920 accessed: 20 September, 2017

location of experience: Ploegsteert

Listeners

Henry Buckle
whitesmith, Soldier
1882-1954

Listening to

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Oh God Our Help in Ages Past
Onward Christian Soldiers
written by Sabine Baring-Gould, Arthur Sullivan

Experience Information

Date/Time 20 April, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

Henry served with 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment. The impromptu service took place at a farm at Romarin near Ploegsteert.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 13 May 2014 11:05:07 +0100