Evelyn Southwell in Sombrin - 27 February, 1916

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 149:

That afternoon we had a very successful outing; the only Company that went out, I think. At three I marched and doubled them out of the village; up the hill; round an oblong field on right; easy; into next field. Short speech on fitness by me in three lines; physical exercises; doubled that field also. Rapid march down road 1/4 mile more and back pretty smartly (about 142). In the evening, entered Lewis gunners on Company Roll and wrote to them. After that we listened to our gramophone and records we borrow from Irving. The chief features I have already mentioned; but to my huge delight …   more >>

cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (), p. 149. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435570787049 accessed: 28 May, 2024

location of experience: Sombrin


Evelyn Southwell
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)

Listening to

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Unfinished quartet
written by Franz Schubert

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 February, 1916
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Diary entry by Evelyn Southwell (27 Feb 1916). Quinby was a friend at Shrewsbury School with whom Southwell and White spent evenings of chamber music.

Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:39:47 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:47:23 +0000