War Diaries Talk

An interesting entry – Inscription on an aeroplane – 52 Btn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) Regiment.

  • marie.eklidvirginmedia.com by marie.eklidvirginmedia.com

    In January 1918, a War Service Association was started. By September over £3,000 had been subscribed and permission granted to have the Battalions name inscribed on an aeroplane.

    Page 11, 1st line: Link: https://talk.operationwardiary.org/#/subjects/AWD0003nvp

    That was a large amount of money in those days.


  • ral104 by ral104 moderator, scientist

    That does seem a lot, doesn't it? Perhaps they were paying for the aeroplane itself as well.