Monthly Archives: June 2022

This afternoon Angus Macphail has been in to see us. He was asking for you all. He is still busy “coelum servans”. They send up little balloons and measure the direction and strength of the wind at different heights. This is done hourly and the results are passed on to the airmen. He thinks he may soon be sent out to Italy… Stornoway, 26th May. 1918

Mr Gibson has been out sailing in his little boat the “Naughty Lass” this week and is keen to share the details with Jean. The Gibson’s have also had a visit from a local lad currently home on leave and … Continue reading

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