The Falkirk Herald 1914-1918
5th - 26th June 1915
5th June 1915: 7th Argylls at Ypres
A letter to the Falkirk Herald from a Canadian soldier in appreciation of the "Bairns" of the 7th Argylls, who relieved some of the Canadians at the Battle of Ypres.
5th June 1915: Denny Gordons Conspicuous Bravery
Private John Campbell, a Denny blacksmith, serving with 2nd Gordon Highlanders has been recognised for conspicuous bravery in the field.
5th June 1915: DCM for Falkirk Canadian
Sergeant John Dougall from Laurieston, serving with 16th Battalion Canadian Scottish has been recommended for the DCM. Sergeant Dougall previously served with the Kings Own Scottish Borderers through the Boer War.
5th June 1915: Recommended for DCM
Corporal Alex Taylor whilst acting as stretcher bearer with the Scots Guards, has been recommended for the DCM for rescuing wounded under fire.
5th June 1915: Royal Navy Enrolment
Falkirk men have created a boom enlisting in large numbers for the Royal Navy at Falkirk Labour Exchange.
12th June 1915: Wounded at Netley Hospital
A group photograph taken at Netley Hospital Southampton, which shows a Falkirk soldier Robert McPherson.
12th June 1915: Broncho Will's Wild West Show
An advert for Broncho Bill's Wild West Show to be held at Lady's Mill Falkirk.
12th June 1915: Strike at Grangemouth Dockyard
The strike at Grangemouth Dockyard has come to an end. It was caused by the owners transferring squads of apprentice riveters from Greenock to replace those from Grangemouth who had enlisted.
19th June 1915: Camelon School and the War
The article lists additions to the Camelon school Roll of Honour, which now lists over 300 names.
19th June 1915: Falkirk High School Roll of Honour
Additions to Falkirk High School's Roll of Honour.
19th June 1915: Falkirk Tramcars
A short article from the Herald noting that lady conductors will now be working on Falkirk's tramcars. According to the article this will cause severe strain for male passengers.
19th June 1915: Grangemouth High School
Grangemouth High School is experiencing difficulty recruiting a teacher of German. So far there have been no replies to the advert.
26th June 1915: Troop's Postcards
When a troop train passes through a station the men often throw postcards out of the window, which are then posted by station staff.
Last updated: 01 September 2016 at 08:52