Scotland and World War One

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

National Museum of Scotland has announced details of a £480,000 project to explore artefacts acquired by British ...

24/02/2017

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

29/01/2017

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The widely-known Christmas truce of 1914, when World War I troops ceased hostilities on Christmas day, were not ...

20/12/2016

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

11/11/2016

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Stars including Sir Daniel Day-Lewis and Ian McMillan have helped relaunch a special collection of books and other ...

03/11/2016

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

07/08/2016

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

21/06/2016

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British and German warships will lay wreaths at the site of the Battle of Jutland in the North Sea to commemorate ...

23/05/2016

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17/12/2015

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Historical documents and artefacts charting the history of Erskine Hospital, some of which have laid undiscovered ...

23/11/2015

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A plaque that pays tribute to nurses who lost their lives in the First World War has been unveiled in a ...

18/11/2015

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The Kitchener Memorial at Marwick Head in Orkney is one of 21 war memorials around Scotland to benefit from ...

28/10/2015

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