Daily Archives: May 28, 2021

Papa had a letter today from Mr. Montgomerie at Galashiels. He is a lieutenant in the Scottish Rifles and is about to leave for Egypt… Mr. Dodd is on a hospital ship sailing between Southampton and a French port and has had many narrow escapes, having been torpedoed in the Mediterranean on his last boat and another time caught in submarine nets…Stornoway, 28th October. 1917

In this week’s letter, Mrs Gibson writes to Jean with news from two local men away at war, a brief explanation of the ‘new’ idea of guilds as opposed to trade unions, as well as the latest from her local … Continue reading

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