Daily Archives: February 5, 2021

Poor Willie Macleod has been killed in France. Dina was sent for on Friday just after she had gone to school. Isn’t it tragic! Poor Annie has been bad with asthma lately and Mrs. Macleod not at all well, so they are ill prepared for such a blow… Stornoway, 27th May. 1917

Mrs Gibson’s letter to Jean this week reports on the sad news of the death of a local lad killed in France, and an interesting reference to a Mr Keard at Dartmoor Prison. During World War One, Dartmoor was used … Continue reading

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