WW100

Scotland

Commemorating WW1 100 years on and remembering 's involvement.

  • Serving up ANZAC Day porridge.

    Serving up ANZAC Day porridge.

  • Remembering a grandfather.

    Remembering
    a grandfather.

  • Paying respects 100 years on.

    Paying respects 100 years on.

  • Paying respects 100 years on.

    Remembering those who fought at Gallipoli.

  • Paying respects 100 years on.

    Honouring the ANZACs.

Why?

World War One touched the lives of millions of Scots at home and abroad, and continues to resonate today.

Of the 700,000 Scots who joined the forces, more than 100,000 died. Nearly every village, city and town in Scotland has some form of memorial displaying the names of their war dead.

WW100 Scotland aims to inform people about Scotland's unique contribution to World War One and help them discover the effects of the war on their local communities and its lasting impact on life in Scotland today.

The commemorations, which mark the 100th anniversary of the war, are a chance to remember the sacrifices made and reflect on what we can, and should, learn from the war which was meant to end all wars.

Find out more about the Scottish Commemorations Panel.

Scroll down to discover what's going on and how to get involved.

Blog

WW100 BLOG

WW100 SCOTLAND: LOOKING AHEAD THROUGH 2018

2nd of March 2018

Following his reflections on commemorative events of 2017, Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, Chair of the Scottish Commemorations Panel and WW100 Scotland, looks ahead through the 2018 programme. On Friday 4 May 2018 on Islay, WW100 Scotland will hold centenary commemorations of

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WW100 SCOTLAND: LOOKING BACK OVER 2017

23rd of February 2018

Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, Chair of the Scottish Commemorations Panel and WW100 Scotland, reflects on Scotland's commemorative events of 2017. WW100 Scotland and the Scottish Commemorations Panel is very grateful to all those who in various parts of Scotland have arranged and

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YSABEL BIRKBECK: EXTRACTS FROM THE LIFE OF A SWH AMBULANCE DRIVER

29th of November 2017

As we commemorate the centenary of the death and funeral of Elsie Inglis, we also reflect on the remarkable accomplishments her brave and determined Scottish Women’s Hospitals (SWH) colleagues. In this post, Marsali Taylor shares the story of her Aunt

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A SERB'S VIEW ON DR ELSIE INGLIS - THE SERBIAN MOTHER FROM SCOTLAND

16th of November 2017

A guest blog by Predrag Stefanovic I am a Serb living in Scotland. Ask anyone in Serbia about Elsie Inglis and there is a very good chance they will be able to tell you something about this remarkable Scottish woman. So

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National Mining Museum Scotland

Scottish fisheries museum

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