Gift to the Troops at the Front
From The Queen and the Women of the Empire
All communications to be addressed to The Lady in Waiting
Dear Miss Bamford
I am commanded by The Queen to thank you for your very kind gift of belts and for which I enclose a formal receipt.
Lady in Waiting
GIFT TO THE TROOPS AT THE FRONT
FROM THE QUEEN AND THE WOMEN OF THE EMPIRE
Oct 26 1914
Received from Miss A. Bamford
A parcel containing Pairs of Socks Woollen Belts 2
Lady in Waiting to the Queen.
Cover to Miss Bamford, 49 Pevensey Rd, St Leonards on Sea
Postmarked London SW Official Paid Oct 26 5.15 PM.
Cachet Lord Chamberlain St James’s Palace
The Assistant Archivist at the Royal Archives Windsor confirmed Lady Isobel Gathorne-Hardy’s official title was Woman of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary. A post she held from 1914 to 1920