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1946 John Duncan Military Leave

Dating from January 1946, this certificate belonged to my grandfather , John Duncan. It is his leave certificate, releasing him from Army service. The certificate described his military conduct as “Exemplary”. His testimonial states, “Of excellent character, sound, reliable, trustworthy and way loyal worker with keen sense of duty. Quiet disposition with dry sense of […]

Children Hurt in Army Blast

HOUSES ROCKED BY BLAST Children hurt in Army Exercise A motor car roof was smashed, windows and doors were blown out, and two small children were cut by flying glass when the soldiers of the soldiers of the Territorial Army blew up a 40ft. high washing plant at Dixon’s Colliery, High Blantyre, Lanarkshire, on Sunday […]