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 >>
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: 30 March, 2023
|Date/Time||late September, 1917|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others|
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