A Carse of Gowrie soldier wrote home to his parents to relay his thoughts on being awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Alexander Grindley said he disliked the attentions and “really wish I were a mere nobody once more”.
A man died after being hit by a train near Crieff. William McTavish was spotted on the line but the train driver was unable to stop in time.
Even being a man of God did not spare you in the hell of the trenches. The minister of Kinloch Rannoch church, W Urquhart signed up in 1915.
A fascinating insight into the workings of Murray Royal Hospital emerges when looking at the finance report of 1916.