in Amesbury railway station - 7 November, 1915

from Albert Edward Jones 1896-1949 WWI Liverpool Pal Memoirs:

Auld Lang Syne. ...we marched along to Amesbury Station with mixed feelings of regret and anticipation as to our next adventure. The band played and we were glad. Nothing like a band to buck you up. The whole trouble was more in imagination of results; when the actual departure came, the spirits cleared very rapidly. The small village of Amesbury was the scene of a little demonstration as we passed through. Just a few people gathered on the side-walks of the quaint old place. The station was reached and the entraining soon accomplished under that marvelous army system of handling men en …   more >>
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Albert E Jones, Albert Edward Jones 1896-1949 WWI Liverpool Pal Memoirs. accessed: 4 February, 2023 (From the family papers of Leslie Jones-Michail, by kind permission.)

location of experience: Amesbury railway station

Listening to

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Auld Lang Syne
written by Robert Burns
performed by 30th Division Artillery Band

Experience Information

Date/Time 7 November, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by Leslie Jones on Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:00:43 +0100