The Fighting Front

Cavalry Officer on the ridge of a desolate battlefield. Find out about the Fighting Front. Photo courtesy of the National Library of Scotland.

Animals in the Great War

Officers look on as Rip paws the Divisional Commander at the battalions sports day. Photo courtesy of the NLS.

War Hospitals

Wounded soldiers at Bangour Hospital (courtesy of Lothian Health Service Archive). Military and Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals were established around the city during the War.

Edinburgh skyline


Edinburgh Castle is the home of the National War Memorial where the names of the 150,000 Scots who fell in World War One are recorded. Photo courtesy of the Scotsman.

The First World War was a global conflict; it involved millions of...

STV interviewed pupils from Queensferry Community High School about their role in the WW1...

A unique centre that collates information on the history of Scotland’s contribution to World War...

A conference about women, warfare and caregiving.

The exhibition can be viewed in...

South Queensferry High School is hosting a free series of World War One talks. 

To book...

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