On Wednesday, the 26th, tea was given by Mrs Hammersley to the wounded soldiers from “The Commons” and Torrington Hospital, at Westward Ho! followed by a concert organised by Mrs Cutbill, assisted by many well known local artists.
Cigarettes were handed round to the men during the performance by Miss Mary Granville and Miss Jane Smith, who also made a silver collection amongst the rest of the audience in aid of the ‘Westward Ho! Wounded Soldiers’ Tea” Fund which realised £10
Gazette article dated 2 July 1918