Were Red Cross Parcels Invented in Bristol in WWI?

Posted by admin on May 7, 2014

Wednesday January 8 1919, 11am. Hundreds of men, most of them pale, all of them thin – some dangerously so – started to gather on Corn Street. They stood in small groups chatting, sharing cigarettes, waiting.

Most were in uniform, and fell silent as an officer – Major Dinham, 2nd Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment – standing on the Council House steps, called for order.

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