Edward Roe in Bangalore - 28 June, 1917

from Diary of an old contemptible : private Edward Roe, East Lancashire Regiment, from Mons to Baghdad, 1914-1919, page 283:

More beer, more reminiscences...Dead and gone comrades are forgotten pro tem as singing has commenced. The talent was fairly good: the songs, 'The Lassie from Lancashire' and 'McAffery', were rather stale.
cite as

Edward Roe, and Peter Downham (ed.), Diary of an old contemptible : private Edward Roe, East Lancashire Regiment, from Mons to Baghdad, 1914-1919 (Barnsley, 2004), p. 283. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402504136512 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Bangalore

Listeners

Edward Roe
labourer, Soldier
1886-1952

Listening to

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The Lassie from Lancashire
McAffery

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 June, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

Edward Roe was a professional soldier who enlisted in 1905. He served with the East Lancashire Regiment, went onto the Active Reserve list in March 1914, and was recalled to active service at the outbreak of war in August 1914.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:28:56 +0100