The Diary in May

Wynne loses another cousin, Herman.

She is part of the inauguration of the local Women's Institute




May 1st – 8th

The Women’s Institute comes to Somerset. Postage goes up – the days of the halfpenny postcard are over for ever.

May 9th – 13th

Wynne travels to Southampton to visit her brother. While there a visit to Lyndhurst evokes memories of the 1914 call-up

May 14th – 19th

A letter from the Palestinian front line – the inaugural meeting of the local W.I. – and news of her cousin’s death. Wynne stops writing after 19th.

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