A ship which sank off the Isle of Lewis while returning servicemen from the First World War is to finally be recognised as a war grave.
First World War
British prisoners of war during the First World War established and ran their own cinemas while held captive by the Germans – even watching films regularly with their captors, new research shows.
A Victoria Cross (VC) awarded to an Irish soldier who served with the Australian army during the First World War has been loaned to the National Museum of Ireland.
A service has been held in waters off Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
A service will be held in waters near Orkney to mark 100 years since the scuttling of more than 50 German ships after seven months of incarceration.
The families of two young British privates killed in the First World War have finally seen them laid to rest more than 100 years later.
FOR four long years British Tommies had been telling each other: “Don’t worry, it’ll all be over by Christmas.”
OVER six thousand people turned up at beaches across Scotland on Sunday to pay tribute to the fallen men and women of the First World War.
THE Sunday Post was born for war. It debuted on October 4, 1914, a journalistic attempt to feed the news-ravenous Scottish public Information about the “race to the sea” In France.
THEY were four young brothers, inseparable in life and, tragically, inseparable in death.
ARMISTICE Day will have an added significance this year.