Schoolboys should guard their tongues and pens

Anxiety about lurking spies was at fever pitch. It is hard to imagine what military secrets Maidenhead schoolboys may have had to spill.

January 19th 1917
In accordance with the Circular of the Board of Education lessons have been given to the boys in the importance of guarding their tongues and pens so as to avoid leakage of information to the enemy.

Maidenhead Gordon Road Boys School log book (C/EL/107/1)

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