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|Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:57 pm Post subject: Lenzie Academy WW1
|WMR 83352, with images
Lenzie Academy has a WW1 memorial.
IN HONOUR OF ALL THE TEACHERS AND FORMER / PUPILS OF LENZIE ACADEMY WHO SERVED / THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 / AND IN MEMORY OF THE UNRETURNING BRAVE / WHOSE NAMES ARE REVERENTLY RECORDED HERE.
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE / AN OFFERING OF GRATITUDE FROM TEACHERS AND SCHOLARS 30TH JUNE 1919
The Scotsman - Monday 24 January 1921 WAR . MEMORIALS. LENZIE. — A memorial erected in Lenzie Academy to the teachers and former pupils who gave their lives in the war was unveiled by Mr Alex. Buchanan, London, a former rector, on Saturdaywhen Major D. C. Beveridge.presided. The memorial, in the form of a mural tablet, contains 66 names.
Kirkintilloch Herald - Wednesday 26 January 1921 LENZIE ACADEMY WAR MEMORIAL UNVEILING CEREMONY In commemoration former pupils and teachers of the Academy who gave their lives for freedom's cause, the unveiling of a tablet was carried out in the vestibule of the school Saturday afternoon. The attendance, while good, was scarcely what one might have expected, the inclemency of the weather undoubtedly keeping many away. Perhaps more Perhaps more ….. (poor quality scan)
Note a further name has subsequently been added, so there are now 67 names