Georgina Lee in London - 25 July, 1915

from Diary of Georgina Lee, 25 July 1915, page 124:

Today saw a great Intercession Service on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral, in the presence of nearly 4,000 troops of London Territorials. Vast crowds stretched all the way down Ludgate Hill, and along the side streets. Muz and I went to the offices of the London Diocese Registry. Daddy and Uncle Hugh are Joint Registrars to the London Diocese, and their office windows look straight over the great space and steps in front of St Paul’s. We reached the office by back ways so as to avoid the great crowds. We had not long to wait before the Mounted Police appeared at the head of the …   more >>
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Georgina Lee, Diary of Georgina Lee, 25 July 1915. In Gavin Roynon (ed.), Home fires burning : the Great War diaries of Georgina Lee (Stroud, 2006), p. 124. accessed: 30 May, 2024

location of experience: London


Georgina Lee

Listening to

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O God Our Help in Ages Past

Experience Information

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


Georgina began to keep her diary at the outbreak of war, as a record for her son Harry, then 9 months old.

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:09:05 +0100