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Saturday 17 February 1917 – Badsey Whist Drive in aid of Belgian Refugee Fund

Category World War I: The Home Front
The Evesham Journal
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A most successful whist drive took place on Monday in the Badsey Old Schools, in aid of the Belgian Refugee Fund which resulted in a clear profit of £2 10s. Twenty-five tables were occupied, the prizes being won by the following:

Ladies: Miss Ida Dore 1, Miss Nellie Agg 2, Mrs. Bond 3, Mrs. H. Johns consolation.

Gentlemen: Mr. W. Harwood 1, Mr. W. Herbert 2, Mr. J. Keyte 3, Mr. J. H. Walker consolation.

The prizes were given by Mr. Lees-Milne, Mr Olsson, Mr. T. Byrd, jun., Mr. Bennett (Bengeworth), Mrs. Harry Marshall, Mrs. Arthur Sears, and Mrs. Hayward. The committee wish to thank all who gave the refreshments and helped to make the evening such a success.