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2 edition of Glasgow War Relief Funds from August 1914 to December 1916 found in the catalog.

Glasgow War Relief Funds from August 1914 to December 1916

John S. Samuel

Glasgow War Relief Funds from August 1914 to December 1916

statement prepared for the Lord Provost of Glasgow.

by John S. Samuel

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Published by [Corporation] in [Glasgow] .
Written in English


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In November a conference for church leaders, entitled 'The Nation and War: a day of confession, intercession and prayer' was held. This inspired leaders including the Archbishops of York and Canterbury to call for a national day of "humble prayer and intercession" to take place on the first Sunday of The King gave his support to the day. The Irish potato famine began in In December , the Irish Famine Fund, co-ordinated by the British Relief Association (which was organised at New Court) raised over £, In , the Irish 3% Loan was contracted for by N M Rothschild & Sons and Baring Brothers.

There were over 37 million military and civilian casualties during World War I. And disease caused about one third of all the military deaths. This was a change from the wars of the 19th century, when the majority of deaths had been due to disease. He was then transferred to Tokyo in March (and promoted second secretary in November ), back to St Petersburg in January , to Rome in March , to Nish in September , to Paris in January , and to Constantinople in October He was promoted first secretary in .

One of the leaders of the Glasgow strike committee during the general strike. Active in the AEU (Amalgamated Engineering Union) Elected to the Executive of the CPGB in Attended the Lenin School in Moscow in Appointed CPGB Scottish Organiser () Kerrigan was asked to take 65 men secretly to Spain via Paris in December The outbreak of war had an immediate effect on Guiding across Britain, far more so than had been the case in The government had made plans to evacuate children from city areas (which were likely to be affected by bombing) to country areas which were considered safer, and the campaigns to persuade parents to register their children for.


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According to Frederick Wall, the secretary of the Football Association, the England international centre-half, Frank Buckley, was the first person to. However in the chaos of war the relief of suffering was open to any groups – even groups of women – able to raise the necessary funds and staff.

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Missing 29 AugustPrisoner of War at Torgau Camp Octoberrepatriated 13 September Formerly 1st Battaion, Devon Yeomanry (). Served in South Africa 25 June to 30 October and East Africa 1 November to 28 February The book is based on the letters and journals of Second Lieutenant Colin Hutchison who joined the army aged 19 just before the war started.

He found himself in command of a single gun in battle ina section of guns ina battery of six guns inand a brigade of 24 guns by the end of the war. THE GENERAL MILITARY HOSPITAL Colchester, Essex (‘Colchester Military Hospital’) Colchester’s ‘General Military Hospital’ was built between andon a site east of/adjacent to the entrance to Sobraon Barracks – it replaced 20 hospital huts that had served Colchester Barracks since The Barracks were named after an battle in the Punjab.

Extract from John Dower's map of Glasgow c Reproduced by permission of the National Library of Scotland BAIRD STREET AUXILIARY HOSPITAL (demolished) Glasgow Corporation built an infectious diseases Reception House on a part of the site of the former fever hospital (Kennedy Street Hospital, see separate entry, also known as the Parliamentary Road Hospital).

MS/1/11/4/ Circular letter from y, Mayor of Stepney, requesting assistance in the establishment of a representative Local Committee for the Borough of Stepney to provide relief in cases of distress brought about by the present war, 8 August 11 August Volunteering to serve as a “non-combatant”.

When war broke out in Augustthe people of Britain clamoured to do what they could to support the war effort. Men volunteered for the army and others set about establishing relief units to help the army or provide assistance to civilians and refugees.

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Robertson, 17th H.L.I., one of the players of the club, was killed in the trenches in August, In the club decided to keep a Roll of Honour, and a printed list of the members on Service was submitted to the annual general meeting, 26th April,which contained the names of members, nine of whom had then fallen.

Colchester is mentioned in Sir Arthur Hurst’s book ‘Medical Diseases of the War’ [sic]: “ per cent, of the soldiers and sailors invalided from the services from the beginning of the war up to May 31stwere discharged on account of ‘heart disease,’ and by May the number had risen to 36, The problem of.World War I Poster Collection, circa (PG ) Primarily American posters including Liberty and Victory Loan drives, War Savings, military recruitment, food conservation, industrial production, American Red Cross, Y.M.C.A., foreign war relief, Salvation Army and United War Work Campaign.

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