Scotland and World War One

A collection of news, features and expert guides which tell the story of Scotland in World War One.

The result of an online poll to choose whose words should be engraved on a new monument to commemorate Scotland's ...

23/08/2018

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

07/08/2018

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The names of nineteen men who gave their life for their country will be added to the World War I roll of honour at ...

26/06/2018

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More than 1 million individual records of soldiers wounded in the First World War have been transcribed and made ...

22/06/2018

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A unique collection of letters between a university professor and his wife are being published on social media by ...

16/04/2018

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Field Marshal Douglas Haig, commander at the Battle of the Somme, died on 29 January 1928 in London.

29/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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John Miles tells the story of three iconic songs which remember the sacrifice made by Scots in the Great War. ...

27/11/2017

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The role of a small group of doctors, nurses and surgeons who used their medical skills in wartime is explored in ...

15/11/2017

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On 11 November 1918, representatives of the Allied forces and Germany signed the Armistice, marking the end of ...

11/11/2017

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The exact location of the WW1 destroyer HMS Pheasant has been confirmed following a maritime archaeology project ...

25/09/2017

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On 21 June 1919, 74 German warships were scuttled at Scapa Flow, Orkney. ...

21/06/2017

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