Generous donations from Portsmouth residents help Red Cross

Red Cross beds from Portsmouth in Russia during the First World War
Red Cross beds from Portsmouth in Russia during the First World War
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During the First World War large sums of money were raised in Portsmouth for the Red Cross.

It sent funds across Europe to aid injured servicemen and here we see some beds provided by Portsmouth for Russian soldiers.

Note the Heaven’s Light Our Guide emblem on the wall.