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Vera 'Jack' Holme - Digging in - Reconstructing WWI Trenches - Pollok Park, Glasgow
Vera (who liked to be known as ‘Jack’ or ‘Jacko’) campaigned for women’s rights, served with the Scottish Women’s Hospitals and was one of the most prominent gay women in the war effort. She was born in Lancashire in 1881, the daughter of a timber merchant. Educated at a convent school in Belgium, as a …