Daily Archives: February 26, 2021

I had a postcard from Mr. Donald Maclean, who is now an artillery man in the south of Eng-land. He was to be put on for a course of signalling, but first they gave him a test in dictation. First Class Hons. in English was not sufficient! Oh, sapient military authorities! He is stand-ing the life all right, he says… Stornoway, 6th June. 1917

This week, Mr Gibson has news regarding a local man who is now an artillery man in the South of England, and he proudly passes on the latest from a former Nicolson student who is studying in Aberdeen. Mr Gibson … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on I had a postcard from Mr. Donald Maclean, who is now an artillery man in the south of Eng-land. He was to be put on for a course of signalling, but first they gave him a test in dictation. First Class Hons. in English was not sufficient! Oh, sapient military authorities! He is stand-ing the life all right, he says… Stornoway, 6th June. 1917