Malcolm White in Eastchurch - 27 July, 1915

from Two Men: A Memoir, pages 95-6:

Have just been to a camp concert. There was a one-stringed violin with a trumpet attached, a very funny rifleman comedian, and a lady-reciter-a typical reciter, with a pale ivory complexion, dark eyebrows, rather tired look, and a clear-cut dental enunciation. It was rather good to feel spinal again. There is so little room for spinality in the Army. Still the lady was rather relentless-five recitations in two appearances and we missed having the funny rifleman again. One rifleman sang a rather doleful and unintelligible song with a rousing chorus to the words 'And a little child shall lead…   more >>

cite as

Hugh Howson, Two Men: A Memoir (), p. 95-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435252717170 accessed: 2 March, 2024

location of experience: Eastchurch

Listeners

Malcolm White
Schoolmaster, Officer (armed forces)
1887-1916

Listening to

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Various army camp concert songs

Experience Information

Date/Time 27 July, 1915
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by sp327 on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 18:18:37 +0100
Approved on Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:32:59 +0000