The return to Windsor, from the war, of the Coldstream Guards

Aston Tirrold
28th February 1919

There is much sickness (colds and influenza) in the school and for the week our percentage of attendance is only 60.

Windsor
1919
Feb: 28th

The Mayor visited on Thursday morning and gave the girls a holiday in the afternoon, because of the return to Windsor, from the war, of the Coldstream Guards.

East Hagbourne
Feby 28th

Mrs Marshall (S), whose husband is home on leave from France, is still absent.

Newbury
28/2/19

Student teacher Whitehorn has been absent from school this week owing to influenza

Earley
28 February 1919

Mrs Plumer, whose husband has just returned from India, & who is now in a Military Hospital in London, has been absent from her duties all this week.

Log books of Aston Tirrold CE School (C/EL105/1); Holy Trinity Infants School, Windsor (C/EL58/2); East Hagbourne School (C/EL35/2); Joseph Henry Wilson School, Newbury (N/ES7/1);
St Peter’s CE School, Earley (SCH36/8/3)

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Several cases of influenza

Influenza continued its toll.

Newbury
21/2/19

Student teacher Whitehorn has been absent from school this week owing to influenza.

Hampstead Norreys
1919
21 Feb.

The attendance has been only 72.5% for the week, owing to a great amount of sickness, including several cases of influenza.

Log books of Joseph Henry Wilson School, Newbury (N/ES7/1); Hampstead Norreys CE School (C/EL40/2)

Kicked by a horse

Two Newbury soldiers had been wounded.

THE WAR

One of our Bell-ringers, Charles Whitehorn, has been wounded in France, and prayers were asked for him in Church on January 16th. Harry Neville Gilbert has been kicked by a horse. We trust that they are both going on well.

Newbury parish magazine, February 1916 (D/P89/28A/13)