William George Elliott in HMS Queen Elizabeth

from An octogenarian's personal life story, pages 51-53:

[…] HMS Queen Elizabeth was commissioned with entirely a West Country ships company and I was one of the detachment of Royal Marines […] She was going to be the Flag Ship of the Fleet, flying the flag of a full Admiral, Sir Roger Keyes, of Zeebrugge fame. 

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cite as

William George Elliott, An octogenarian's personal life story. In Brunel University Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiographies, number 1:228, p. 51-53. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1533110432908 accessed: 31 May, 2024

location of experience: HMS Queen Elizabeth


William George Elliott
Royal Marine bugler Corporal, police officer, clerk, gunnery instructor

Listening to

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National anthems performed by Royal Marine Band

Experience Information

Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:00:33 +0100
Approved on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:54:47 +0100