Gill Arbuthnott: The Boy who Went to War
Mon 13 Aug 10:30 - 11:30
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre
In November 1914, at the age of just 14, James Marchbank from Dalkeith went to the Western Front as a bugler in the Royal Scots Regiment. Throughout the war, he kept a diary detailing his experiences and luckily survived to bring it home with him. Discover the amazing true story of the boy who went to war with author Gill Arbuthnott, who has adapted James's diaries into a fascinating book.