Walter J.E. Elliott in Bray-sur-Somme - 5 December, 1915

from Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir, page 56:

[The listening experience is taken by Walter Elliott from his ‘Somme Diary’, covering the period 3 August 1915 – 4 January 1916 when he was based at Bray-sur-Somme]


To hut at Bray with Albert Turner, found a chap stuck in mud, just managed to pull him out, had a long talk with Cecil who is now Post Orderly fetching mail from way back somewhere, could not find my souveners [sic]left in hut, listened to band, bought candles. 

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. 56. accessed: 13 April, 2024

location of experience: Bray-sur-Somme


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

Listening to

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unspecified band music

Experience Information

Date/Time 5 December, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:38:20 +0100
Approved on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:56:02 +0100