The Tidworth Drummer Boy Novel - CG Buswell
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The Tidworth Drummer Boy

Novel the drummer boy CG Buswell The Drummer Boy is a subject I explored for my second novel in the Grey and Scarlet series. Tidworth Military Hospital was said, by many nurses, medics and patients, to have been haunted by a drummer boy who would beat his drum and this would be heard late at night.

There was also a story, many years earlier, set in Tidworth, though the village was then known at Tedworth, about a drummer boy from the English Civil War, who was said to have haunted a Magistrate and his family with loud banging noises after his drum was confiscated and he was put into prison.

I explore both tales in my novel "The Drummer Boy" which continues the adventures of Scott Grey, a modern day army nurse in the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps who has the gift of seeing military ghosts.

Buy on Kindle or Paperback - this link also includes an opportunity to download, onto a number of devices, the first three chapters for free. Alternatively read on this site.

Chris Buswell joined the Army in 1987 as a Combat Medical Technician. He is now an author and is a writing a series of...

Posted by BFBS Aldershot on Thursday, 2 February 2017

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