Geoffrey Thurlow in France - 7 December, 1916

from Letter from Geoffrey Thurlow to Vera Brittain, 7 Dec. 1916, page 297:

Do you know Tosti's 'Goodbye'? The gramophone is playing it now - I love it. We have 'Le Cygne' which Edward plays and used to play to us at Sandgate - often yearn for those days again.
cite as

Letter from Geoffrey Thurlow to Vera Brittain, 7 Dec. 1916. In A. G. Bishop and Mark Bostridge (ed.), Letters from a lost generation : First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends - Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow (:London, 1999), p. 297. accessed: 21 May, 2024

location of experience: France


Geoffrey Thurlow
second lieutenant, Officer (armed forces)

Listening to

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written by Paolo Tosti
Le Cygne
written by Saint-Saens

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 December, 1916
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Geoffrey was serving with the 10th Sherwood Foresters on the Western Front.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 21 May 2014 17:57:57 +0100