Daily Archives: June 4, 2020

Papa just now is writing to Alick Thomson who is in the thick of it. He is applying for a commission so as to get home for training for a little time. He says then he could go back fresh in the spring. Poor lads! What a life! Stornoway 3rd Dec. 1916

This week’s letter from Mrs Gibson includes some more news of young men serving in the War. Jean is given £1 Christmas spending money, and Mrs Gibson apologises about her letter being so short (at 6 pages), as she has … Continue reading

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