King diary, 1 April-31 August 1917 / James Clive Selwyn King - Page 42

You are here


[Page 42]

puts in a word. After tea we went over to aviation corps to a concert. It was splendid. The opening singer sang "Somewhere a voice is calling". Never have I heard anything so fine. One of the sheds were emptied of planes & filled with men, cheers rang for 5 mins. or more. The boys not wanting anyone else than --- one of England's best singers they say. He returned & sang "Nearer my God to thee". We encored again & again until he came back – sang "A long, long trail". By this time the boys went wild & no wonder. He surpassed anything I have heard.

This page has its status set to Completed and is no longer transcribable.