I am indebted to Michael Bully of the Great War Forum for his kind help in find more information about Cicely Hamilton.
Cicely was born in London. She was a poet, writer, dramatist, actress and suffragette. During the First World War, Cicely joined a Scottish Women's Hospital and was stationed in France. She went on to join the WAAC and after training took command of a postal unit in France. Due to her acting experience, she joined a troupe entertaining the troops.
Cicely wrote novels, historical accounts, poetry and plays and after the war worked as a freelance journalist.