Edith Appleton et al. in Le Tréport - 24 October, 1918

from Diary of Edith Appleton, 24 Oct. 1918, page 259:

Miss Williams, our Assistant Matron, and I went to the Army School ‘at home’.... Tea was all right and there was a band which played outside the mess during tea then later in the lecture hall, which was a large hut with a splendid waxed floor. British nurses are not allowed to dance - but the Canadians and Americans are. That explains our misery in a nutshell - OUR PEOPLE DANCED, and it is Miss Williams’ duty, being in charge of the party, to report it. If she reports it officially, it means drastic punishment for the offenders. If she does not, she has not done her job. The moment we …   more >>
cite as

Edith Appleton, Diary of Edith Appleton, 24 Oct. 1918. In Ruth Cowen (ed.), A Nurse at the Front (London, 2013), p. 259. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397140932790 accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Le Tréport

Listeners

Edith Appleton
nurse, QAIMNS nurse
1877-1958
Miss Williams
QAIMNS nurse

Experience Information

Date/Time 24 October, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:42:13 +0100