The Arlington Baths Club War Memorial displays 39 names from the Second World War. One of those is Archibald McKellar, who is still remembered today as a Battle of Britain fighter pilot, and the first to shoot down an enemy aircraft over the British Isles.
Dugald (or Dougall) Blue was a popular classics teacher, who was remembered with fondness and respect by staff and students at two Glasgow schools.
Robert Colin Christison was known as ‘Bertie’. An engineer from a family of engineers, was an athlete, interested in books and reading, and was described as “universally popular”.
With the distinctive name of Isidor Freeman we thought it would be easy to learn more about the life of this member who was killed in the First World War. But the search led us to more questions.
The First World War lasted from 1914 to 1918. So why does the Arlington Baths Club war memorial say 1919?