11 November 2015

Rangers Great War Effort

Former Celtic player Corporal Wm. Angus V.C being led onto the Ibrox pitch by Rangers Director Wm. Craig in 1915. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for saving a wounded Officer's life & leaving himself with no escape from enemy fire, receiving over 40 very serious wounds. (Pic @FoundersTrail)

by Gary Havlin | Contributor

When Armistice Day was inaugurated on 11 November 1919 in the grounds of Buckingham Palace by King George V, who asked his subjects at 1100 hours, "to cease activity, to stand with bowed heads and think of the fallen," there can be no doubt that staff at Rangers under the stewardship of William Wilton and Bill Struth would have loyally obeyed the command.