Moray WW1 and WW2 Resources

 General WW1 and WW2 pages under History>>>>

Scottish WW1 and WW2 links >>>

 (Powerpoint A4 size page)

Scottish Military Research group
Forum with information about the Forres War memorial- The information is from the Moray Roll of Honour and the Newspaper information in Libindx.

Seaforth Roll of honour
6th (Morayshire) Bn Seaforth Highlanders Roll of Honour information >>>>
6th Seaforth roll of honour website

This website includes a list of names and related information about the members of the 6th batallion Seaforths

 

Libindx search Moray databaseLibindx – online index to people, subjects and places created by the Local Heritage Service.  http://libindx.moray.gov.uk/mainmenu.asp

Aberdeen University Roll Of Honour for the First and Second World War   www.abdn.ac.uk/roll-of-honour
Aberdeen University roll of honour

Books –
The War Graves of the British Empire the register of the names who fell in the Great War and are buried in cemeteries in the Counties of Banff, Caithness, Moray, Nairn, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland  1931 LMisc 928

Elgin Academy 1801 – 2001: A Celebration of 200 Years
By Bennett, Richard Book. English.
Published Moravian P 2001

Moray's war meeting January 28 2014RCAHMS WW1 resources

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments in Scotland (RCAHMS) new resources page

Moray-specific information is revealed in this RCAHMS Built Heritage Report pg 62 Moray’s drill halls, pg 47 Table 22 Auxilliary hospitals and p67 Firing ranges.

N:B If searching for World War One buildings on the Canmore site above use the keywords World War One rather than WW1, World War 1 etc…. This generates more results. Ideally add the location you wish to look at, however “World War One Moray” gives no results so add a specific place in Moray e.g. “World War One Findhorn”.

Moray’s war – WW1 Commemorations Meeting was held on Tuesday 28th January.
Information related to Moray’s War will be a page on a national Website  currently showing Edinburgh’s War

Morayshire roll of honour book 1914-1918    
This book is available for loan from most of the public libraries in Moray. It details
https://archive.org/details/morayshirerollof1921mora

Aberdeen University WW1 roll of honour online recordsAberdeen University Special Libraries and Archives

At the close of the first World War The University of Aberdeen decided to create a permanent record of the part played by the members of the University in the Great War (as it was known just after WW1). Four provisional rolls were created during the war and this formed the basis for the book. Listed are those who gave their lives in the Great War, and those who did war service of national Importance. The Roll of Service in the Great War (1921)was published by Aberdeen University (Dewey number 940.967 @ Elgin Library). Two members of the Burghead War Memorial attended the University and are commemorated in the book,They are :-

Lt Donald Jenkins MC (his brother -survived the war and awarded the MC and Bar) 
Lt James Temple Jenkins

Local Heritage Centre, Old East End School, Institution Road, Elgin tel. 01343 569011 email heritage@moray.gov.uk
Opening
hours:-
Monday, Thursday and Friday 10>:00 – 5:00
Tuesday 10:00 – 8:00
Wednesday 10:00 – 5:00 (April to October only)
Saturday 10:00 – 12:00

Libindx search Moray databaseLibindx – online index to people, subjects and places created by the Local Heritage Service.  http://libindx.moray.gov.uk/mainmenu.asp

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