Blackberry jam for the troops

Blackberry picking by schoolchildren continued.

Lower Sandhurst School
September 6th 1918

A half-holiday was given to-day to enable the children to gather blackberries. Unfortunately the weather was showery and only a small quantity was picked. Five baskets containing eighty-two pounds were despatched to the Central Office.

Maidenhead Gordon Road Boys School
September 6th 1918

Half Holiday. The elder children taken by the teachers to get blackberries to make jam for the troops.


Lower Sandhurst School log book (C/EL66/1, p.446); Maidenhead Gordon Road Boys School log book (C/EL/107/1, p.112)

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