Neil A. C. Weir in Fleet - late September, 1917

from War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Aug-Dec 1917, pages 103-104:

Each [officer cadet] company took upon itself to give a goodbye treat to the rest of the Battalion on its leaving. 'C’ Company gave some excellent sports on the race course ices galore. 'D’ Company gave a regatta on Fleet Canal. ‘E’ Company got down some stars from town to give an open-air concert. They included Violet Loraine, Phyllis Monkman and Jack Buchanan. 'A’ Company gave a torchlit tattoo and ‘B’ Company gave their celebrated revue entitled 'What ho, Pyramids!' in the big riding school. Two thousand people witnessed the revue which was written …   more >>
cite as

Neil A. C. Weir, War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Aug-Dec 1917. In Saul David (ed.), Mud and Bodies: The War Diaries and Letters of Capt. N. A. C. Weir, 1914-1920 (London, 2013), p. 103-104. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408101071203 accessed: 14 April, 2024

location of experience: Fleet

Listeners

Neil A. C. Weir
Officer (armed forces)
1895-1967

Experience Information

Date/Time late September, 1917
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

Neil Weir was serving as an instructor with 21st Officer Cadet Battalion.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:11:11 +0100