William Norman Collins in Maisières - 2 May, 1917

from Letter from Norman Collins to his family, 2 May 1917, page 143:

We are having a very quiet time at present and having splendid weather. Tonight we are having a bit of a concert. Of course we are the artistes.Someone has unearthed an old piano. More or less in tune. The Divisional General [Harper] is coming to hear our band. We have a fine pipe band (sporrans, spats and dyed hose tops)
cite as

Norman Collins, Letter from Norman Collins to his family, 2 May 1917. In Norman Collins, and Richard Van Emden (ed.), Last Man Standing (Barnsley, 2012), p. 143. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402420466700 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Maisières

Listeners

William Norman Collins
Soldier
1897-1998

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 May, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

Norman Collins served with the Seaforth Highlanders.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:14:26 +0100