Cristabel Ellis et al. in Le Tréport - 27 December, 1915

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Dec. 1915, pages 77-78:

Another Christmas over and gone. Last night's fancy dress party was a first-class affair, a quite brilliant display of costumes.... A large proportion of the company were in male dress of some sort, but being a ‘hers’ party, it didn’t matter the least. All the windows were well covered over and the curtains pinned down to prevent any peeping Toms from spying on our goings on. If it got about widely that Matron had dressed up, especially in Colonel’s clothes, there might be a great commotion at headquarters. Sister Robertson and Sister Blandy dressed up as ‘Scotties’. Kilts both …   more >>
cite as

Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 28 Dec. 1915. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 77-78. accessed: 16 June, 2024

location of experience: Le Tréport


Cristabel Ellis
VAD nurse
Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 December, 1915
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:48:57 +0100