William Norman Collins in Ardersier - June, 1915

from Letter from Norman Collins to his parents, 8 June 1915, pages 41-42:

Dear Father and Mother I have found time at last to write you a letter. I am now in Fort George, an old condemned fortress... The daily routine of the Seaforths is 6am the pipers wake you up playing "music". Fight your way to the wash basins, wash yourself and keep an eye on your soap (we buy our own). 7 am 1st parade drill and run until 8. Breakfast. 9.15 2nd parade until 12.30 Dinner 2.0 Route march or drill until 4pm Teas and swim 9.30 in billet 10.00pm pipers play ‘lights out’.
cite as

Norman Collins, Letter from Norman Collins to his parents, 8 June 1915. In Norman Collins, and Richard Van Emden (ed.), Last Man Standing (Barnsley, 2012), p. 41-42. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402417197161 accessed: 24 September, 2017

location of experience: Ardersier

Listeners

William Norman Collins
Soldier
1897-1998

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:19:57 +0100