Category Archives: war records

Remembering great-granddad’s WW1 service, 100 years after he enlisted

This week has seen many events commemorating the 100th anniversary of Britain joining World War One. My great-granddad John Dodds served during the war, as did my husband’s great-granddad Edwin Dawe. I thought I’d blog about John’s army service 100 … Continue reading

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A Scottish Breakfast in the Dardanelles, July 1915

I recently discovered the blog run by The Heritage Hub, the Scottish Borders archive and local history centre based in Hawick. Their most recent post is an intriguing cryptography puzzle from Traquair House’s archive collections, with a letter from the … Continue reading

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