Royal Marine Exam Board in Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth - 1908

from An octogenarian's personal life story, pages 11-12:

[In 1907 at the age of fourteen, William George Elliott was enlisted in the Royal Marines as a bugler]


After about nine months I was told I would go …   more >>

cite as

William George Elliott, An octogenarian's personal life story. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:228, p. 11-12. accessed: 15 July, 2024

location of experience: Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth


Royal Marine Exam Board
Bandmaster, Bugle Instructor, Bugle Major, Field Officer

Listening to

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unspecified drumming performed by William George Elliott
unspecified bugle calls performed by William George Elliott
'The Grenadiers' performed by William George Elliott
'The March Past' performed by William George Elliott

Experience Information

Date/Time 1908
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 01 Aug 2018 08:30:26 +0100
Approved on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:54:29 +0100