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National Relief Fund reaches £2.6m mark
Edward, Prince of Wales, whose relief fund has reached £2.6 million Photo: Irish Life, 4 September 1914. Full collection of Irish Life available in the National Library of Ireland.

National Relief Fund reaches £2.6m mark

Published: 17 September 1914

The Prince of Wales National Relief Fund has reached £2,646,000. The money will be used for the assistance of the dependents of soldiers and sailors killed in action. Money from the fund will also be set aside to help meet the needs of men who return from the war disabled. The fund will also be used to pay for the medical treatment of dependents of men at the front.


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