Dorothea Crewdson in Le Tréport - 25 December, 1915

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 26 Dec. 1915, page 76:

Can't tell about all the happenings of the evening but the whole thing was an uproarious excitement. The men seemed quite to enjoy it.... Capt. Cowper and Mr O’Neil brought their jolly boys in to give entertainment to the tune of the gramophone and performed a clog dance with great skill, after which Mr O’Neil obliged with a step dance, which was really very well done though he seemed to feel it.... In the evening we had a delightful supper awaiting us when work over and done. Trifles and cold chicken and salad and desserts.... Then we cleared the floor in the anteroom and danced to the…   more >>
cite as

Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 26 Dec. 1915. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 76. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1397477113517 accessed: 20 October, 2021

location of experience: Le Tréport

Listeners

Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse
1886-1919

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 December, 1915
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Dorothea was working at No. 16 Stationary Hospital, Le Treport.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:05:13 +0100