The Falkirk Herald 1914-1918
3rd - 31st July 1915
3rd July 1915: Butter & Margarine
Discussions at Falkirk Parish Council on whether butter or margarine should be provided in the Poorhouse.
3rd July 1915: Falkirk and the manufacture of munitions
A local deputation from the Town Council, local iron founders and workers met with James Stevenson, organiser of munitions for Great Britain, to see if anything could be done to establish a munitions factory for Falkirk.
3rd July 1915: Hand to hand fighting in the Dardanelles
A first-hand account of the fighting from Hugh McRorie of Falkirk, serving on HMS Prince George.
3rd July 1915: Recruiting in Falkirk
An appeal for more recruits as the number of volunteers coming forward had been much lower than earlier.
10th July 1915: Royal Scot at the Dardanelles
An account in a letter from David Stoddart, 5th Royal Scots, about the fighting in the Peninsula.
24th July 1915: DCM Falkirk Territorial honoured
Battalion Sergeant Major Fred Cameron of 7th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, received the DCM for work under a gas attack. Although isolated he and his men held their position.
31st July 1915: Doctors and war work
A meeting of the Stirlingshire branch of the British Medical Council was asked to supply 14 doctors for the forces.
31st July 1915: Falkirk and munitions
A Board of Management has been set up to ensure that Falkirk's resources will be used in the production of munitions.
31st July 1915: Opening of Seamen's Institute at Bo'ness
An account of the formal opening of a Seamen's Institute in Bo'ness and the launching of a motor boat for the Auxiliary Fleet.
31st July 1915: War is no joke
An account of a Grangemouth man, Private William Dick of the 1st Gordon Highlanders who was wounded at Ypres.
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