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Mrs Greenhood has heard from a reliable source that her husband, Pte Charles Greenwood, was killed in December, 1915. The War Office have not yet confirmed the news, but there appears little doubt of its truth. He was reported missing at that time.
The Parish Council met on Monday. Present: Messrs A Norris (Chairman), F W Barnwell,
G Page, F Peppitt, and W Dove. The latter signed his acceptance of office in place of
Mr J James Peppitt. Arrangements were made for the distribution of Christmas venison, 45 packages having been promised.
Mr Barnwell reported that since the last meeting he had paid for over 200 rat's tails
A sucessful concert was held at the Reading Room on Saturday afternoon, organised by the Hon Mrs Mowbray St John, on behalf of the Crawley Working Party for the Central Work Room of the Red Cross. Although the price for admittance was high the room was nearly full. Captain the Hon. Mowbray St John presided, and was supported by Mr Howard Spenseley, who, during the interval, spoke on Food Economy. The performers in an attractive and popular program included Miss Cissy Felce, L R A M, Miss Phoebe Auton, Miss Helen St John, Sergts E W Barrett, Arthur Waller and Will Allen, Lance-corpl Gilbert Astin, and Col-sergt J Pegg. The proceeds amounted to about £12.