Mittens for Christmas for the Soldiers

Miss Edith Skillicorne, the Lady Mayoress and sister of the Mayor, appealed for mittens for every one of the soldiers billeted in Cheltenham to be sent to her house at 9 Queen’s Parade.  The knitters will need to be fast – her request  in appeared in the paper of 11th December and she wanted the mittens knitted by 19th December!

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