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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Wishaw teen Abby's tribute to World War One ancestor

A Wishaw teenager has laid a wreath on behalf of her school at the Belgian cemetery where one of her ancestors is buried.Young soldier Robert Shaw died of injuries received in action during the First World War.Fourteen-year-old Coltness High School pupil ... [Published Daily Record - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Former Kelty teacher reaches 100

:30 0 commentsFORMER Oakfield Secondary school teacher in Kelty, Mary Duncan M.A., enjoyed her 100th Birthday Party at Erigmore House at Birnam , Dunkeld.Share this imageFORMER Oakfield Secondary school teacher in Kelty, Mary Duncan M.A., enjoyed her ... [Published Central Fife Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Uncle was in jail for criticising war as nephew was killed at the front

At exactly the same time his uncle was at home in Glasgow facing jail for criticising the conflict.But despite his time behind bars, he would go on to be MP for Maryhill.John William Muir was born in December 1879 at a house in North Woodside Road.He ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Port walkway named in honour of Army regiment

:00THE moniker of a proud and heroic former Scots Army regiment which has a special association with Inverclyde will be kept alive forever — after a walkway was officially named in its honour.Share this imageThe footpath — linking Shore Street in Port ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom?

Freedom is an odd concept. It is much sought after but rarely and arguably never truly achieved. Yet, for anyone that has seen the movie Braveheart the freedom speech from American born Australian actor Mel Gibson playing William Wallace inspiring his ... [Published Edson Leader - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Youth charged following fire at Camelon Army Cadet hall

A 14-year-old boy has been charged after a late-night fire badly damaged an Army Cadet hall used by dozens of youngsters.The blaze was discovered after police officers on patrol spotted smoke billowing above the building in Nailer Road, Camelon shortly ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Great War seen as ‘adventure’ for Falkirk men

In search of adventure, thousands of young local men signed up for war in 1914.Times were extremely tough back in the early part of the 20th century. Falkirk historian and Herald columnist Ian Scott said that for many of the men from this area conscription ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Letters give insight into life on the First World War frontline

In a brutally frank account, Dumbarton soldier Walter Cormack tells how soldiers struggled to cope with heavy shell fire that slaughtered scores of comrades, witnessed the sea "a mass of ships" and how he "expected my time to come at any time. Enemy position ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Former teacher Mary turns 100!

:30 0 commentsA FORMER teacher at a Kelty primary school in the 1940s has celebrated her 100th birthday.Share this imageMary Lacey Duncan, nee Angus, enjoyed her 100th birthday party at Erigmore House, Birnam, Dunkeld, on 26th July in the company of some ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Portree archive centre to research impact of World War I

The impact of World War One on Skye and Lochalsh will be researched by the Skye and Lochalsh archive centre in Portree thanks to a grant from Highland Council’s Eilean a’ Cheo ward discretionary fund.The grant will allow the archive centre to deliver ... [Published West Highland Free Press - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

World War One display opens in Clydebank

:30A UNIQUE insight into the wartime experiences of soldiers from the area has been unveiled to coincide with the centenary of the First World War.DEVASTATION: The iconic Singer clock after the Clydebank blitz.On Friday a free exhibition documenting the ... [Published Clydebank Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s family

A WORLD WAR I medal is being returned to its owner's family after it was found at the bottom of a well.It’s the end of a 30-year quest for Pete Carson, who found it while serving as a police officer in Inverness, and finally tracked down the soldier’s ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]

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"The swiftness with which the Yes campaign has normalised, even sanitised the notion of independence has been astonishing" Scott Hames said. "It’s a miracle that we’re here...
...Ex-servicemen and women who transition are incredibly adaptable. www.deloitte.co.uk/militaryrecruitment "The third time I was blown up I was more unlucky"
Betty said: "He loved the Army and the TA. He was so proud of what he did there, especially the paratrooping."
He explained: "We put out a public appeal and various people got in touch. But a lot of people don't have objects, or aren't aware if they have. I don't know if people just didn't talk about the war. It's a sensitive subject."

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Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love ... [Published The Independent - 7 hours ago]
Wishaw teen Abby's tribute to World War One anc... [Published Daily Record - 15 hours ago]
The innovative firms hiring talented ex-service... [Published Director - Sep 17 2014]
Former Kelty teacher reaches 100 [Published Central Fife Times - Sep 09 2014]
Uncle was in jail for criticising war as nephew... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 09 2014]
Port walkway named in honour of Army regiment [Published Greenock Telegraph - Sep 06 2014]
Freedom? [Published Edson Leader - Sep 05 2014]
Ruth highlights strength of UK armed forces in ... [Published Scottish Conservative Party - Sep 04 2014]
Youth charged following fire at Camelon Army Ca... [Published Falkirk Herald - Sep 04 2014]
Great War seen as ‘adventure’ for Falkirk men [Published Falkirk Herald - Sep 03 2014]
Letters give insight into life on the First Wor... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 02 2014]
WWI: Grand uniform for service in India [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 31 2014]
Former teacher Mary turns 100! [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 31 2014]
Portree archive centre to research impact of Wo... [Published West Highland Free Press - Aug 29 2014]
Bravery beyond call of duty [Published Hexham Courant - Aug 27 2014]
War history: How the Suffolk Regiment heroes lo... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Aug 24 2014]
World War One display opens in Clydebank [Published Clydebank Post - Aug 21 2014]
WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s f... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 21 2014]
WW1 medal found in well reunited with owner’s f... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 21 2014]
Shetland pony parading at tattoo [Published Press and Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Polo matches in Niagara-on-the-Lake Sept. 6 [Published Fort Erie Times - Aug 12 2014]
Obituaries from the First World War [Published Telegraph - Aug 02 2014]
D-Day veteran Jock Hutton, 89, parachutes from ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 06 2014]
D-Day veteran, 89, parachutes into Normandy again [Published Telegraph - Jun 05 2014]
Monte Cassino veterans' anger at 'D-Day dodger'... [Published Telegraph - May 19 2014]
Major Gordon Smith [Published Telegraph - May 15 2014]
Iraqis Accused of Making Up Torture Claims Agai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Thin Red Line print heading to Argyll and Suthe... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Apr 01 2014]
British soldiers did not murder Iraqis in Battl... [Published Telegraph - Mar 20 2014]
The Retreat From Mons [Published Out of battle - Mar 08 2014]
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D-Day veteran Jock Hutton, 89, parachutes from ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 06 2014]
An 89-year-old D-Day veteran wound the clock back 70 years Thursday by parachuting into the same field in which he landed during the Normandy invasion. Jock Hutton said it was “no problem” to jump from 1,500 metres strapped to a member of the Red Devils ...
Iraqis Accused of Making Up Torture Claims Agai... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
Families of Iraqi dead "lied and exaggerated" in order to "deceive and mislead" an inquiry into believing that British troops executed and tortured prisoners in order to win huge compensation payouts, an inquiry has heard. British troops were alleged ...
The Retreat From Mons [Published Out of battle - Mar 08 2014]
 from 'T.P.'s Journal of Great Deeds of the Great War' October 17, 1914 'The Retreat from Mons'by W. Douglas Newton This is, I believe, the first attempt which has appeared in print to give a full, clear, and connected account of the great Battle of Mons. ...
News story: Prime Minister pays tribute to Scot... [Published Number10.gov.uk » Latest News - Feb 11 2014]
Scottish Korean War Veterans are held in “high esteem” by the UK Government the Scotland Office Minister David Mundell has said as he visited the Scottish Korean War Memorial in West Lothian. Joined by representatives of HM Armed Forces, the British ...
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