Roland Leighton in Norwich - 18 October, 1914

from Letter from Roland Leighton to Vera Brittain, 18 Oct. 1914, page 34:

It is Sunday evening and someone next door has begun to strum hymn tunes on a bad piano. It is 'Onward Christian Soldiers' now: but I am afraid that I am not at all in the mood for it.
cite as

Letter from Roland Leighton to Vera Brittain, 18 Oct. 1914. In A. G. Bishop and Mark Bostridge (ed.), Letters from a lost generation : First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends - Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow (:London, 1999), p. 34. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1399978894531 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Norwich

Listeners

Roland Leighton
2nd lieutenant, Officer (armed forces)
1895-1915

Listening to

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Onward Christian Soldiers
written by Sabine Baring-Gould, Arthur Sullivan

Experience Information

Date/Time 18 October, 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment in private

Notes

Roland served with 4th Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 13 May 2014 12:01:35 +0100