Dunblane High Battlefields Trip 2017

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May 15, 2017
by Mr McRobbie
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Passchendaele

Passchendaele is a name which is synonymous with horror. Today we witnessed the end result of the third battle of Ypres more commonly known as the Battle of Passchendaele. Essex farm was first stop this was where John McCrae wrote … Continue reading

May 14, 2017
by Mr McRobbie
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The Somme.

This morning we visited the infamous Somme battlefield, we heard how the Newfoundland regiment was slaughtered 40% even before they reached the front line. Y Ravine cemetery was a place of special significance for Duncan Glen who laid a cross … Continue reading

May 11, 2017
by Mr McRobbie
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This evening.

Just a quick reminder that the coaches will depart at 2030 prompt, please aim to be at school between 1930 and 2000 at the latest. Remember to pack a lightweight rain jacket in your rucksack and also anything else you … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
by Mr McRobbie
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3 days to go!

The 9th Battalion Dunblane Pals, will be deploying for service overseas at 2030 hours on Thurday 11th May. The coaches will leave the school at 8.30 pm prompt, we cannot wait for stragglers as the coach drivers have set driving … Continue reading

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