Item 01: Sydney B. Young war diary, 13 May-24 July 1916 - Page 117
Through London from Whitehall at 2.30. It was composed of girls mainly and led by a Drum & Piccolo band.
The Women War Workers were responsible for this. There were 4 bands in the procession playing the National Anthems of Belgium & France and "Keep the home fires burning" a song that seems all the rage here.
This procession showed the most glorious patriotic sentiment I have ever seen The whole Motto of the march seemed to be a request for the return of Hughes, as