Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 91
We then went to hear the Republic Garde Band, the best military band in the world Who came on a visit from France, to return a visit made by a band of our guards to France some time ago. They gave an open air performance at the Horseguard's Parade at 12.45. They are entertained at Hotel Cecil. Thousands and Thousands of people cheered them, especially when they concluded with "Marsellaise".
We dined at the Buffet where I met Harry. He spent the afternoon with us at a concert at Albert