Soldier Stories

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Jenny

International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated every year on 12 May, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. The day is even more significant this year as it

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Black Watch History
Stuart Kennedy

VE Day

Friday 8th May will mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Even during these strange times it’s important to remember what a momentous event this was

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Black Watch History
Fiona Connah

Major Kathleen Laura Prendergast

Our Collections Assistant, Fiona, enjoys discovering forgotten stories from The Black Watch history and sharing these with our visitors today. In this blog she writes

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Black Watch History
Jenny

Discovering Soldier Stories

Private Spencer Barwood can be seen lying on the ground at the front right of this photograph Since 2018 The Black Watch Castle & Museum

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Sergeant David Finlay

Black Watch Soldier Stories Sergeant David Finlay was one of 14 Black Watch soldiers to have been awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest British medal

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