Dora Hannan in Portsmouth - 21 October, the 1910's

from Those Happy Highways: an autobiography, page 21:

[Dora Hannan’s father was in the navy and away from home for extended periods of time until he was discharged after WWI]

 

One great event of the year was the Trafalgar Day parade, when the Navy really went all out to collect as much money for their charities …   more >>

cite as

Dora Hannan, Those Happy Highways: an autobiography. In Brunel University, The Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 2:357, p. 21. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1527944238652 accessed: 5 April, 2020

location of experience: Portsmouth

Listeners

Dora Hannan
1909-2001

Listening to

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Naval band parade music performed by enlisted sailors

Experience Information

Date/Time 21 October, the 1910's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Notes

Trafalgar Day, celebrated on 21 October in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, declined after the end of the First World War in 1918.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 02 Jun 2018 13:57:19 +0100
Approved on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:52:15 +0100