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Scouse Jocks in Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh Castle

It is September 1914 and Britain’s ‘Weekend Warriors’ are on the move. The Liverpool Scottish have been posted to Edinburgh to defend the city from German invasion.

Stirling 1914

Location: Stirling Castle

Find out about the life of a new Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders soldier and discover more about the important role Stirling Castle played as a recruitment centre during the war.

The Great War

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Meet the Gordon Highlanders and learn about the life of a Scottish soldier in the First World War, and get the chance to try on a soldier's kit and join in with an army training session.

A Nation's Sacrifice

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Meet soldiers of the Gordon Highlanders from the First World War and learn about their experience in training, life in the trenches and experience of battle.

Their Name Liveth

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Memories are now becoming history - it is 1927 and after ten years of planning and fundraising the Scottish War Memorial in Crown Square is opened for the first time.