Marjorie Llewellyn in Sheffield - between 1914 and 1918

from Forgotten Voices of the Great War, page 171:

Schooldays were very different once the war had started. We had great maps in each of the classrooms and every day we used flags to mark the progress of the war on both fronts - in Gallipoli and then on the Somme when that started. There was a keen interest taken in this because we could see how it was progressing. We had evening assembly every night and special prayers were said for the soldiers. We always sang the last verse of ‘Eternal Father’ and then the hymn ‘Holy Father in Thy Mercy’, and then said the prayer ‘Lighten our Darkness’. This went on every night all through the …   more >>
cite as

Max Arthur (ed.), Forgotten Voices of the Great War (London, 2002), p. 171. accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Sheffield


Marjorie Llewellyn

Listening to

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Eternal Father Strong to Save
Holy Father in Thy Mercy

Experience Information

Date/Time between 1914 and 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:58:27 +0100