Tag Archives: remembrance

Gretna 100, Quintinshill Crash

The ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign of World War One was short and bloody.  But for some Leith soldiers death would come before they left Scotland.  Heather Thomson investigates how the sacrifice of the 1/7th Battalion of the Royal Scots is being remembered. Continue reading Gretna 100, Quintinshill Crash

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War Poet Poppies

When the War Poets Collection at Edinburgh Napier University arranged to display one of the famous Edinburgh book sculptures they got a surprise.

The anonymous artist had gifted them poppies for Remembrance Day.

Here is an interview with Catherine Walker, the curator

Click here War Poet Poppies