Boys' Brigade Rest Huts

The Foot of the Mound

During World War I

Looking SW to the Rest Hut and National Gallery of Scotland  -  April 1917

Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War 1

Reproduced with acknowledgement to The 1st Leith BB Company Ex-Members' Association.

Thank you to Ian Ross, co-author of the book 'From Humble Beginnings', for allowing me to see the 1st Leith Boys' Brigade collection of photos.

 

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    Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at the Foot of the Mound during World War 1

 

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Ian Ross

Craigentinny, Edinburgh

Ian Ross of the 1st Leith Boys' Brigade Company Ex-Members'  Association wrote:

"Here is a photo of the Boys' Brigade Rest Huts at The Mound.

The huts were 'manned' by boys of the Brigade throughout the latter part of WW1 and provided troops coming home on leave with a hot meal and a bed for the night before they moved on."

Ian Ross, Craigentinny, Edinburgh:  March 2, 2010

 

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