Walter J.E. Elliott in Bray-sur-Somme - 3 August, 1915, at night

from Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir, page 50:

[Walter Elliott married Gladys in 1915 before being sent overseas that year]. 

 

As we marched into Bray during the night we met the French coming out. When …   more >>

cite as

Walter John Eugene Elliott, Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:227, p. 50. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1532521676757 accessed: 6 April, 2020

location of experience: Bray-sur-Somme

Listeners

Walter J.E. Elliott
cycle and motor mechanic, Post Office telegram messenger boy, soldier (army mechanic)
1890-1977

Listening to

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'God save the King' performed by French soldiers
'Marseillaise' performed by British soldiers

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 August, 1915, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:27:57 +0100
Approved on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:38:46 +0100