Tag Archives: Second World War

Friday photo: Ernest writes home

Regular readers of the blog and followers of the Friday photo will know how much we like what’s written on the back of postcards and this one is a belter!  It’s April 1944 and Ernest is recently stationed in Lewis … Continue reading

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Friday Photo; Leap Year Dance

This poster from 1944 is from Stornoway Historical Society’s collection, and is currently stored in Stornoway Library.  The hand drawn poster advertises a dance to be held by Sandwick Badminton Club for a Leap Year Dance, and features some interesting … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget Today is of course Remembrance Day, and to mark this I have decided to post a few links to various sites that have information relevant to the military service of the Western Isles. Comann Eachdraidh Uig make … Continue reading

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