Newfoundland At Armageddon

GREY SOCKS FOR THE SOLDIERS

Pairs of knitted wool socks, ca. 1915. 5,276 pairs of socks were knit by women of Newfoundland - 2nd contingent. One soldier was lucky enough to receive a pair his mother knit. 

GREY SOCKS FOR THE SOLDIERS

Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections Division (coll. 190 4.05.006), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.