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Remembering the exiled Polish soldiers of Cupar

January 19 2017

A campaign has been launched to remember the exiled Polish soldiers who were stationed in Cupar, Fife, during the Second World War – and the many who settled in the area afterwards. Michael Alexander reports.

Fife

October 30 1916: Army chief made rector of St Andrews University

October 30 2016

St Andrews University has had a number of famous rectors over the years. Those who have held the post include playwright JM Barrie and Monty Python star John Cleese. In 1916 Sir Douglas Haig, commander of the British Army during the Battle of the Somme, was awarded the honour.

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September 2 1916: Soldier jailed for blade attack

September 2 2016

A soldier was jailed for a month after attacking a comrade with a razor. Neil McLauchlin needed 12 stitches in his arm after the attack. The Sheriff remarked that a more fitting sentence would be to sent John Ferger to the front.

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