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John Dick's obituary

15th July 1916

About this memory

3. On my return home from France I went to Leith Library to see if there was any information there about John and whether there was a Roll of Honour of Leith casualties. In both instances I was successful. The head Librarian at the time told me the Roll of Honour of Leith Casualties which had been produced following the war was in the care of Lothian Health Services Archive and the local newspaper of the time the “Leith Observer” carried many obituaries. Searching through these I found John’s obituary but also on reading it further revelations appeared. Not only he but five of his brothers had served in the forces during the conflict. All had volunteered at the start of the war.

Author or artist: Leith Observer / Andrew Grant

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