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Kirkwall Moss Gatherers, July 1917
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Kirkwall Moss Gatherers, July 1917

Women heading out to the country to pick sphagnum moss, used as wound dressings in both World Wars.
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Picture added on 29 May 2006
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I think my father did this when he was a school pupil at kirbister school orphir born 1912.
Added by Geordie Flett on 31 July 2006
On the left of the second vehicle is a party of scouts who did a lot of work for the war effort during both wars.
Added by Neil Johnstone on 09 September 2009
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