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Vale of Leven Academy WW1 Memorial & Book

 
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DelBoy



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PostPosted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:03 pm    Post subject: Vale of Leven Academy WW1 Memorial & Book Reply with quote

A book which contains details of the 64 former pupils of the school who died in the Great war has recently been discovered.
The school also has a memorial.

News Article

and another article.

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Cheers,
Derek.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Scotsman of 28th June 1920 recorded that the memorial was a bronze tablet surrounded by alabaster and listed sixty four names.

The articles mention that the paperwork records fifty six puplis and four teachers.

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