At Connaught Hall a Whist Drive and Military Dance took place, with prizes for the winners such as; a cut-glass scent bottle, a silver photo frame, a smoker’s companion, and many more. However, the proposed football match on the Aerodrome between Soldiers from Eastern Command Depot and the Royal Flying Corps was postponed due to frozen conditions on the ground.
Check out the full story from the Worthing Gazette:
(Worthing Gazette, 14th Feb 1917)
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