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Looking back at my army days

March 17, 2017

George Smith wrote about his first day in the army,which he was in for three years. He was brought up on various farms in Aberdeenshire and served in Austria, Korea and Egypt during his time in the army. I left Aberdeen by train on Tuesday night and arrived at King's Cross the next morning.

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My Younger Days – Part Three

December 2, 2016

George Smith, 81, was brought up in Aberdeenshire. He lived and worked on many farms in the area in his youth. This is the third and final part of a letter he wrote about the places where he lived in his younger days.

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George Smith: My Younger Days – Part Two

November 25, 2016

George Smith, 81, was brought up in Aberdeenshire. He lived and worked on many farms in the area in his youth. This is the second part of a letter he wrote about the places where he lived in his younger days.

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My Younger Days – Part One

November 18, 2016

George Smith, 81, was brought up in Aberdeenshire and has worked on various farms in the area. This is part one of a letter which he wrote, about the ups and downs of his younger days.

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A TITANIC SCANDAL

January 16, 2015

Having survived the sinking of the Titanic, the behaviour of two north-east aristocrats was to haunt them for the rest of their lives. A recently found letter reveals just how they felt about it

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