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Acland in The Grotonian Part II….

As mentioned in an earlier post, The Grotonian is the student newspaper of the Groton School in Massachusetts, published weekly.  In response to a request for a sketch of his experiences at the front, Acland wrote the following for the … Continue reading

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Acland in The Grotonian Part I….

The Grotonian is the weekly newspaper of the Groton School, where Peregrine Acland would find himself teaching military tactics in the fall of 1918.  The article reads: Major Ackland —- Has had long experience with Canadian Army on Western Front … Continue reading

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Letter of Recommendation….

In the fall of 1918, George M. Wrong wrote a letter of recommendation for Peregrine Acland to Dr. Endicott Peabody, the founder of the Groton School and legendary headmaster. The letter, dated September 18th, 1918 reads: My dear Dr. Peabody: … Continue reading

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Acland at the Groton School….

A detailed scan showing Peregrine Acland, from a much larger photo of the students and teachers of the prestigious Groton School, in Massachusetts.  The school’s extremely generous archivist, Douglas Brown, believes the photo was taken in the spring of 1919. … Continue reading

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University of Toronto Roll of Service…

Published in 1921 by the University of Toronto Press, University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918, is an uncommon find in the first edition, but fairly easy to find at larger public and institutional libraries. The entire text is also … Continue reading

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