Dorothea Crewdson in Wimereux - early July, 1917

from Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 3 July 1917, page 220:

Much commotion a morning or two ago when a large batch of German prisoners marched down the road with a band and their guard, and a little baggage train behind. Looked quite hale and hearty and very cheerful mostly. They were all going out to a prisoners’ camp beyond Ambleteuse somewhere. They probably had been prisoners for a little while. Looked so well equipped and nearly all had extra luggage, boxes and bundles and parcels. A funny German brass band was playing them along in great style and quite added to the impressiveness of this march past. Wish the poor English troops had bands to …   more >>
cite as

Dorothea Crewdson, Diary of Dorothea Crewdson, 3 July 1917. In Richard Crewdson (ed.), Dorothea's War (London, 2013), p. 220. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: Wimereux


Dorothea Crewdson
VAD nurse

Experience Information

Date/Time early July, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors


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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 07 May 2014 16:41:21 +0100