One Saturday night during the Great War, a youngster called Jimmy Scott and a friend bought some bottles of “porter ale” in the Aberdeenshire village of Methlick.
A search is on to find descendants of the victims of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Orkney for centenary commemorations.
Locals lined the streets of Grantown yesterday during a poignant ceremony to unveil a silhouette commemorating the day soldiers who fought in the Great War returned to the Highland town.
From Sassoon and Owen to Thomas and Rosenberg, the work of wartime poets is widely recognised as some of the most powerful poetry in existence.
North-east knitters hope volunteers will come forward to help create a large installation of poppies to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
The date has been set for the launch of Peterhead’s very own commemoration to mark the end of World War I.
Food banks have become an increasingly common part of life in modern Britain.
Two Army cadets from Orkney have sailed almost 600 nautical miles around the coast of Britain, honouring the fallen heroes of the First World War in the process.
The Strathnaver Museum in Bettyhill has called on the public to share photos of relatives from the First World War “before they are lost to time.”
A north-east woman behind a knitted First World War tribute has smashed her target of creating 10,000 poppies.
A new play is being staged to commemorate the centenary of the Iolaire disaster that claimed the lives of more than 200 men who were mostly returning from the First World War.
A north-east project to commemorate the end of the First World War is on course to reach its target of 10,000 knitted poppies.
A north-east business has teamed up with two churches to create a commemoration to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.
The grandson of a north-east sailor who was sunk by a U-boat during WWI has unearthed dozens of letters sent to his new wife in prior to his tragic death - just two months before the birth of their son.
A heroic soldier, who survived the Great War only to be killed in a road accident in the 1930s, will be remembered when his Military Cross goes on show at an Aberdeen museum.
North-east sea cadets paraded through Fraserburgh for a double celebration yesterday, marking the achievements of local Victoria Cross winner Joseph Watt.
Designs for a new memorial to commemorate the deaths of more than 180 islanders who drowned on their way home from the battlefields of WWI will be unveiled in Lewis this month.
Proud relatives paid their respects to a Highland WWI hero on Saturday, at a poignant ceremony marking the century since his death.
The families of soldiers who fought in the first tank battles in history - during the First World War - have gathered in London to remember them nearly a century later.
Primary school pupils in the north-east's biggest town have been invited to pull up their directors chairs and make a short film showing how conflicts have affected their community.
Six north seamen killed when their Royal Navy vessel was sunk by German mines are to have their names added to an Orkney memorial honouring WWI colleagues who suffered the same fate days earlier.
Pupils who travelled to the World War I Somme battlefields took part in an art project yesterday to remember the lives of the men lost.
Published by Grampian Transport Museum, Alford Peter Donaldson explains in the introduction to his book that “as a museum, it is not our job to glory or decry the methods of warfare employed at that time, but we can still admire the complex logistics of supplying the front line in those days”.
The famous Christmas Truce football match between British, French and German soldiers was recreated in Belgium yesterday.
A Moray pensioner is trying to track down the family of a First World War soldier so he can return a prized service medal.
He was the first to hold up his hands in peace on the Christmas Truce of 1914.
His morale-boosting shows during WWI were a much-needed tonic for weary troops.
The pupils of a north-east primary school have paid tribute to the men and women who perished in World War I in a touching memorial ceremony.
One hundred years ago yesterday, the lives of 524 men and officers of the Royal Navy were lost when a single torpedo from a German U-boat sunk the HMS Hawke off the Aberdeenshire coast.
A granite memorial to five Aberdeen brothers who died as a result of World War I has been unveiled in Aberdeen.
A new online course will commemorate the outbreak of World War I by exploring eating habits on the front line with a focus on the north-east.