Dorothea Crewdson in Wimereux - 28 October, 1916

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 29 Oct. 1916, page 183:

Last night there was great dissipation in the shape of a grand 'do' at the Officers' Mess, a celebration of the hospital's anniversary.... We were received cordially by the Colonel and staff and the party soon broke up, some to play bridge in one of fine large rooms, while others went off to play roulette and gamble with nothing more serious than counters. Another little party kept round the piano and discussed music at intervals. C[hristie] sang and Sister Wellstead played.... At about 11.30 Matron made a move to go and after one or two more songs and then 'God Save the King', we all got our …   more >>
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Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 29 Oct. 1916. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 183. accessed: 18 July, 2024

location of experience: Wimereux


Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse

Listening to

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God Save the King
written by Gerhard, Baron von Bunsen

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 October, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Dorothea was working at No. 32 Stationary Hospital, Wimereux.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 07 May 2014 14:34:11 +0100