F.B. Vaughan in Sheffield - 1914

from Forgotten Voices of the Great War, pages 16-18:

It was not just a sudden decision that I made to join the Army. My pals were going... And then if you looked in the newspapers we saw that Canadians were coming, Australians were coming, South Africans were coming... Then when you went to the pictures you’d be shown crowds of young men drilling in Hyde Park or crowding round the recruiting office, or it might be a band playing ‘Tipperary’. The whole thing was exciting, and even in the pulpits - although it started rather shakily at first - they eventually decided to come down on the side of the angels and blessed our little …   more >>
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Max Arthur (ed.), Forgotten Voices of the Great War (London, 2002), p. 16-18. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1401982684275 accessed: 23 November, 2017

location of experience: Sheffield

Listeners

F.B. Vaughan
Soldier

Listening to

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Tipperary

Experience Information

Date/Time 1914
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:38:04 +0100