Nonagenarian helps our boys

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Sarah Burton (91) from Billingborough had been busy knitting two pairs of socks and was making a start on her third pair to be sent via the Red Cross Society to soldiers at the front.

Mrs Burton had lost sight in one eye and had also lost a finger due to blood poisoning, but she said she would sign up for the war if she were a man.

She said: “If have no patience with able-bodied young men holding back.”