Neil A. C. Weir in Fleet - early , month unknown, 1917

from War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Jan-Apr 1917, pages 94-95:

...[Having been wounded] I became attached to an Officer Cadet Battalion or an OCB as they are more generally known. ....[I went] down to a newly formed OCB at Fleet, near Aldershot [the 21st OCB]. ...It was considered that you could get the best out of the instructors if each took his special subject... I took Trench Warfare and Bombing... Now as to games. ‘A’ & ‘B’ Companies held sports on the race-courses and Cadet Harvey of No. 8 Platoon won the individual cup. We also got up concerts in the big hall. I was OC [of Entertainments] in the Battalion. Newman of A’ …   more >>
cite as

Neil A. C. Weir, War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Jan-Apr 1917. In Saul David (ed.), Mud and Bodies: The War Diaries and Letters of Capt. N. A. C. Weir, 1914-1920 (London, 2013), p. 94-95. accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: Fleet


Neil A. C. Weir
Officer (armed forces)

Listening to

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A Country Girl
written by Lionel Monckton, Paul Rubens
performed by 21st Officer Cadet Battalion

Experience Information

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

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:27:35 +0100