The Falkirk Herald 1914-1918
7th - 28th August 1915
7th August 1915: Bonnybridge man among released prisoners
Sergeant Samuel Cairns from Bonnybridge is amongst prisoners of war exchanged.
7th August 1915: Falkirk Infirmary and wounded soldiers
Facilities in Falkirk for the care of convalescent soldiers.
7th August 1915: National Register
A public notice regarding the completion of forms for the National Registration on Sunday 15th August.
7th August 1915: War declaration anniversary
An account of a public meeting held in Falkirk Parish Church to mark the first anniversary of the declaration of war.
14th August 1915: A Musical Boon
A gramophone was bought and sent to the troops on the front line by friends of Sapper Hugh McDonald of Denny.
21st August 1915: Government insurance against German air raids
An advert for people who wish to insure their houses or property against German air raids or bombardment.
21st August 1915: Restriction of Post Office service
Reduced deliveries and collections of the mail in Grangemouth due to a reduction of staff caused by the war.
28th August 1915: Carrying homing pigeons without a permit
Two Denny schoolboys were charged with carrying homing pigeons without a permit. Both were admonished as they were ignorant of the law.
28th August 1915: Denny gramophone
The gramophone sent to the front line troops still survives despite being under heavy shelling.
Last updated: 22 December 2015 at 13:57