Jul 24, 2015
Napoleonic War and Lanark
In the year 1815 Scotland was playing post to a considerable number of French prisoners of war.
Lanark & Biggar were two places where French prisoners ended up. Some of these ended up in a fair degree of luxury. These were the officers and some of them were lodged in the Clydesdale Inn – then known as the Clydesdale hotel.
The Archaeological Society did find one relic of...
Jul 13, 2015
MY EXPERIENCES IN THE 1914 -1918 WAR
Lieut. Col. 1/7th Cameronians (S.R.)
Croix de Guerre
On 4th August 1914 I was at Troon having a round of golf and on returning to the house received a wire to “mobilise”.
I came up to Glasgow on 5th August, got to my house and packed what kit I had and then reported to my Headquarters at Coplaw Street.
Being the senior subultern of the battalion, I...
Feb 14, 2015
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