Edward Roe in Bangalore - 28 June, 1917
from Diary of an old contemptible : private Edward Roe, East Lancashire Regiment, from Mons to Baghdad, 1914-1919, page 283:
More beer, more reminiscences...Dead and gone comrades are forgotten pro tem as singing has commenced. The talent was fairly good: the songs, 'The Lassie from Lancashire' and 'McAffery', were rather stale.
Edward Roe, and Peter Downham (ed.), Diary of an old contemptible : private Edward Roe, East Lancashire Regiment, from Mons to Baghdad, 1914-1919 (Barnsley, 2004), p. 283. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1402504136512 accessed: 4 June, 2023
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|The Lassie from Lancashire|
|Date/Time||28 June, 1917|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others|
Edward Roe was a professional soldier who enlisted in 1905. He served with the East Lancashire Regiment, went onto the Active Reserve list in March 1914, and was recalled to active service at the outbreak of war in August 1914.
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Wed, 11 Jun 2014 17:28:56 +0100