Malcolm White in France - 13 May, 1916

from Two Men: A Memoir, page 244:

To HIS SISTER. B.E.F. Sunday May 14, 1916. Yesterday we had a very good Church Parade, which I liked very much, with the Divisional Band playing. In the afternoon, regimental sports-with a lot of side-shows like Aunt Sallies etc., and Riflemen got up as showmen, one of them even in a complete evening-dress suit with top-hat. In the evening we had a concert in a barn, with the Divisional Band again. I played Humoreske and Perpetuo Mobile on a very poor fiddle which the Quartermaster-Sergeant of 'A' Company carries about with him.
cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (1919), p. 244. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435575727873 accessed: 29 November, 2022

location of experience: France

Listeners

Malcolm White
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1887-1916

Listening to

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Humoureske performed by Regimental band, Malcolm White
Perpetuo mobile performed by Regimental band, Malcolm White

Experience Information

Date/Time 13 May, 1916
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Letter from Malcolm White to his sister


Originally submitted by sp327 on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:02:07 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 13:13:07 +0000