Edward Stewart-Humphries in Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth - 1899

from Childhood: an autobiography of a boy from 1889-1906, page 22:

[Edward Stewart-Humphries failed to pass the medical examination to join either the Royal Marines or the Royal Navy. In 1906 he enlisted in the 1stBattalion Royal Scots Regiment, the event after which his memoir of childhood ends]. 

 

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Edward Stewart-Humphries, Childhood: an autobiography of a boy from 1889-1906. In Brunel University Library, Special Collections, number 1:361, p. 22. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1541265296234 accessed: 17 January, 2022 (By permission of Brunel University Library, Special Collections.)

location of experience: Royal Marine Barracks, Plymouth

Listeners

Edward Stewart-Humphries
hotel labour, milkman, odd jobs boy, Soldier
1889-

Listening to

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Royal Marines' drummer-boy practice performed by Boys

Experience Information

Date/Time 1899
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 17:14:56 +0000
Approved on Tue, 01 Jan 2019 11:45:19 +0000