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Society hostess and social reformer: Remembering Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland

Many women seized the opportunity to do ‘their bit’ during the First World War. Women provided support in numerous ways, including telephone operating, war industries, military auxiliaries, agriculture and medical care. Millicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower was one such motivated individual, setting up … Continue reading

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My Research: The Gladstones of Jersey

  In this guest blog post, novelist and Lives of the First World War Volunteer Kristen den Hartog shares with us the remarkable stories of six women from one family, who contributed to the war effort in various ways.   … Continue reading

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