A new flag for Peace Day

Braywick
17th January 1919

As the school flag is worn out, we the teachers and scholars, determined to purchase a new one for ‘Peace Day’. So with the managers’ consent a half holiday was granted to-day that we might give a concert, the proceeds of which to buy a flag. Children worked very heartily with their teachers to become proficient in their plays, dances and songs and good results are hoped for.

Speenhamland
Jan 17

Visit of Francis C E Lewis of the RFA, an old boy.


Log books of Braywick CE School (C/EL65/4)
; St Mary’s CE School, Speenhamland (C/EL119/3)

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  1. berkshirerecordoffice

     /  25 January, 2019

    No, I think they were anticipating the final signing of a peace treaty. 11 November was only an armistice, which is not permanent. The treaty would be signed in the summer, and there were massive formal celebrations of that.

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  2. Was ‘Peace Day’ the precursor of Remembrance Day?

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