A former German soldier has left £384,000 in his will to the Perthshire village where he was held as a prisoner of war during World War Two.
Heinrich Steinmeyer was 19 when he was captured in France and held in the PoW camp at Cultybraggan by Comrie.
Mr Steinmeyer, who died in 2013 aged 90, bequeathed the money in return for the kindness he was shown there.
He said in his will he wanted the money to benefit the village’s “elderly people”.
Part of his will reads: “Herewith, I would like to express my gratitude to the people of Scotland for the kindness and generosity that I have experienced in Scotland during my imprisonment of war and hereafter.”
Comrie Development Trust, who Mr Steinmeyer asked to manage his legacy, has launched a consultation on how the money should be used.
Trust secretary Andrew Reid said: “Throughout his captivity, Heinrich Steinmeyer was very struck by the …
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