Story: First World War

Great War Stories: Lady Liverpool

At home in New Zealand, the governor’s wife, Lady Liverpool, established a fund to assist the soldiers overseas and encouraged women and children to knit socks, sew shirts and contribute money to the cause. Watch this Great War Story about her work.

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How to cite this page:

Ian McGibbon, 'First World War - Home front, 1917 to 1918', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2022)

Story by Ian McGibbon, published 20 Jun 2012