He was evacuated to Wales for the remainder of the war, then returned to London, to foster homes and finally an orphanage run by the Skunks, Shanks who were drunkards and gamblers, denying their charges their due. He had no previous music study of any kind, other than a friend who showed him some basic march drumming, cadet style. The contract; 3 and 12 years Boy and Man.
At his audition he was told, the quota for Band Drummers, Percussionists , at that time were filled.
However, he agreed to accept a position as Bugler, till such time as new Band Drummer positioned opened up, that were frequent throughout the year. Buglers conscript as Marines, fighting soldiers. Musicians, non-combatant, Bandsmen, RMB , almost a different service. Friends help him gain knowledge and ability in order to transfer. Time was not on his side. Boy Musicians had four years training as opposed to one year for Buglers, who were then shipped to a Division, then a ship or Naval establishment.
After graduating as a Bugler, eight months later, much to his surprise, hes granted a six month trial period in order to prove his worth.
Stepping back to the move from the School, he allowed himself to be coerced and talked into stealing a clarinet. A friend convinces him that the extra cash would be handy for Christmas leave.
An instrument or two, would be stashed in his kit while his back was turned, thereby getting them out of barracks without notice. The friend, also a Londoner, made arrangements with Sandy to meet and pedal what had been stolen. Now, with the granting of a six month trial period he was returning to Deal, that would leave approximately sixteen months before reaching age 18 and adulthood.
The mobile is ideal to hang from a window to add those finishing touches to the nursery. Plays classical music from Mozart, Beethoven and Bach and there are also soothing sounds of the rainforest.
Through the help of the Percussion Bandmaster, who believed in his ability, he performs and solos Xylophone, at the end of school year, Summer, concert. With just one year to cram, he embarks on a strict practice schedule.
February of is a particular bad winter for an Influenza epidemic and Sandy is admitted into the sick-bay. While there, hes visited by MPs and a Detective, who were investigating instruments theft during Christmas leave. This investigation also harped back to previous occurrences that went unsolved. Sandys name came up, and while sick, he was interrogated. He caves in and is Court Martialed.
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