Christmas with the Troops

Herts and Essex Observer, 12 December, 1914 | Herts and Essex Observer
Herts and Essex Observer, 12 December, 1914
Herts and Essex Observer
Christmas Carnival Dec 1914 | Herts and Essex Observer
Christmas Carnival Dec 1914
Herts and Essex Observer
Christmas Entertainments December 1914 | Herts and Essex Observer
Christmas Entertainments December 1914
Herts and Essex Observer
Christmas with the Troops | Herts and Essex Observer
Herts and Essex Observer
Troops at Christmas 1914 as reported in the newspaper in Jan 1915 | Herts and Essex Observer
Troops at Christmas 1914 as reported in the newspaper in Jan 1915
Herts and Essex Observer

What is the anonymous well-wisher asking for in the first article ?

Why does he fear that these soldiers would be forgotten ?

In the second article, what entertainments are being put on for the troops ? (You may need to look some of these up !)

In the third article, what will soldiers be able to do on Christmas night and Boxing Day ?

In the fourth article, what entertainment was laid on for soldiers in the Bishop’s Stortford Hospital ?

What kind of presents had been donated ?

Look at the last article What usually happened to privately billeted soldiers at Christmas ?

What did some Companies additionally arrange for the troops ?

Despite all these efforts to entertain the troops, how do you think it really felt to be away from home at Christmas ?

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