Walter J.E. Elliott in Le Treport, northern France - 1917, in the morning

from Untitled: Walter J.E. Elliott memoir, page 77:

[…] We were told we were going to 2’ Monmouth Siege Coy. [company] in the Ypres sector, back to that awful place again [to replace water lines destroyed by bombs]. […] The Coy. got a Base job near Le Treport, there were a lot of workshops here and my job—no let’s say my work—was in the huts and cookhouses […] I had two chaps to help me, one came from Northumberland a tall young lad who had been in an ironworks …   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. 77. accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: Le Treport, northern France


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

Listening to

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whistling, unspecified tune performed by Bricklayer

Experience Information

Date/Time 1917, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 25 Jul 2018 13:55:45 +0100
Approved on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:15:18 +0100