We are sharing images from Wallacetown Public School Admission Register.  The register contains newspaper clippings saved by the headmaster of former pupils who served during World War One.  These included former pupils who died and also those who were wounded or awarded medals.  We would be pleased to hear about any of your ancestors who served in World War One.

Peter McGarrachie

Newspaper clipping from Wallacetown Public School Admission Register recording the death of Peter McGarrachie.

Peter McGarrachie

Extract from Admission Register.

 

Peter McGarrachie was buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery in 1917. His final resting place has been commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Private Peter McGarrachie Army Service Corps

Certificate from Commonwealth War Graves Commission website https://www.cwgc.org/