Category Archives: World War 1

World War 1 Techno Tent is centrepiece of major new exhibition in Aberdeen

   Tardis style tent transports visitors back in time at new World War 1 exhibition An original military ridge tent from WW1 is set to play a pivotal role in a major exhibition at Aberdeen Maritime Museum which highlights the … Continue reading

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BISCUITS FROM COPENHAGEN – extract from WW1 POW DIARY

  Biscuits from Copenhagen 31st August 1918    Received my first parcel of biscuits from Copenhagen will expect to get one every week I managed to buy a half of a loaf for four shillings.  Gave away a splendid wristlet watch … Continue reading

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Helmsdale remembers the fallen

I walked down from Gartymore to the village this morning,  and the sun was shining down on Helmsdale War Memorial where local people were lining the path  with wooden crosses, one for the life of each WW1 solider commemorated on … Continue reading

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