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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.


July 31 1916: Dunfermline footballer killed in action

July 31 2016

The most famous group of footballers to sign up are the Hearts players who joined McCrae’s Battalion. However across the country players from other teams also joined the ranks. On this day in 1916, The Courier reported the death of Dunfermline half-back (midfielder) David Izzat.