said to be “looking well” despite coming through some severe fighting during the previous two years.
The son of Mr and Mrs Charles Wright, Kinbuck, was home on leave.
For gallant conduct on the field of battle between April 9 and 11, 1917, he was awarded the Military Medal and promoted to corporal.
Before the war, he was a foreman with Messrs Pullar, Ashfield. hearty welcome from his many friends in Doune and Deanston.”
Pte Joe Pettie, serving with Canadian forces, was also back in Doune.
Before going to Canada, he worked as a plumber in the village. The Observer reported that an order had been issued prohibiting the sale, except under certain conditions, of potato varieties known as King Charles V, Great Scot and Templar grown in England, Scotland and Wales this year.
These varieties were not to be disposed of or moved from the premises in which they were stored except under licence.
Any grower holding stock of over five tons was to make a full return by September 17.