Remembrance

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Emotional artefacts

August 8, 2014

A selection of ornate embroidered greetings cards dating back to World War I have been rediscovered by an Aberdeen man.

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One soldier’s story

August 8, 2014

So much of what is known about World War I centres on the efforts and experiences of the officers, the men in charge, while those who served under them on the frontline have been comparatively omitted from the history books.

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Survey uncovers Scotland’s forgotten Great War heritage

August 8, 2014

As the generations of WWI veterans and their children die out, the opportunities to capture first-person accounts are fading. But a recent built-heritage survey of The Great War has revitalised many people’s quests to understand what happened on the Scottish home front 100 years ago.

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The tailor of Newmachar

August 8, 2014

Retired history teacher Colin Johnstone, from Aberdeen, had no idea that a casual remark made by his mum would lead to him forming a friendship with a remarkable survivor of World War I.

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