The Falkirk Herald 1914-1918

3rd - 17th April 1915

  • 3rd April 1915

    Blacksmiths were urgently needed to enlist. The advert states they would be required to pass a test of their skills.

  • 3rd April 1915

    The Falkirk Herald relief Fund reached the total of £1014 14s 7d.

  • 3rd April 1915

    Advert for recruits for the Highland Cyclist Battalion.

  • 3rd April 1915

    A published letter received by Mrs Agnes Niven of Greenhill, thanking the Bonnybridge Sewing Meeting for the parcel of “comforts”. The letter was written by a Belgian soldier who had been taken prisoner by the Germans.

  • 3rd April 1915

    A meeting of the management committee of the poorhouse sets the rent for the military being billeted in the poorhouse. There were also charges discussed for the damage caused to the property and furniture whilst the military occupied the building.

  • 3rd April 1915

    A list of donations from the employees of a variety of companies to the fund.

  • 3rd April 1915

    Redding School Roll of Honour.

  • 3rd April 1915

    A pupil of Carron School receives a letter of thanks for the balaclava which she had knitted, from a wounded soldier.

  • 10th April 1915

    A Grangemouth man who travelled through the Suez Canal on board a steamer, reports on the fighting around Suez.

  • 10th April 1915

    The cost of bread rises due to an increase in the price of flour.

  • 17th April 1915

    Private James Reid of the H.L.I, returned to his Falkirk home after being wounded during fierce fighting. His other family members are still fighting on the front line.

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