Edward Roe in Bangalore - 17 March, 1918

from Diary of an old contemptible : private Edward Roe, East Lancashire Regiment, from Mons to Baghdad, 1914-1919, page 294:

The Corporals and Lance Corporals of the upper camp gave a smoker [smoking concert] on St. Patricks's night and Corporal Maloney was at his best. Smokers are a common feature of camp life here.
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. 294. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402557074491 accessed: 22 November, 2017

location of experience: Bangalore

Listeners

Edward Roe
labourer, Soldier
1886-1952

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 March, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, in the company of others

Notes

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


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:11:14 +0100