Charles Alfred Jarvis VC

Charles Alfred Jarvis, was born at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, on 29 March…

HMS Hawke

On October 15, 1914, just two months into World War I, the Royal Navy still…

Nurse Mellor Autograph Book

Florence Mellor from Kirkaldy, Fife, worked as a volunteer nurse treating…

The Battle of Loos – Losses for Dundee’s Own

The Battle of Loos on September 25, 1915 was the largest land battle in British…

Friction in the Family

Conscientious Objection mainly relates to the refusal, on grounds of…

HMS Tarlair

A hydrophone attempts to listen to sound underwater. It is a receiving…

Joseph Lee – a Fighter Writer

Joseph Johnston Lee was born in Dundee in 1876. A bright boy, he went to Harris…

Sculptor William Lamb

Artist and sculptor William Lamb was born in Montrose, in 1893. He was…

Dog Training Camp

Animals were vital to the war effort with horses, pigeons, dogs and slugs all…