On 18th of September 1914 the Irish Home Rule Bill was enacted – The Government of Ireland Act 1914.
Glimpses of War: the Latin American Fighters of World War 1
Glimpses of War produced by the British Modern Military History Society
is to raise funds to support veterans with sight loss.
Robert William Seton-Watson: The Travelling Scot
“His bust at Ružomberok City Hall was unveiled in 1937 as thanks for testimony on Černová tragedy 1907.”
Not Just Flotsam and Jetsam
By far the largest number of marine related artefacts displayed are from the German fleet which was scuttled in Scapa Flow on 21st of June 1919.
The Scot At The Signing Of The Treaty Of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28th 1919
#Scapa100 Programme of Events
A programme of events has been announced marking 100 years since the scuttling of the German High Seas fleet in Scapa Flow.
Able Seaman William Porter: Hero – HMS Pheasant
William Porter who was born in the Friern Barnet area of North London on 11th of December 1896.
1918- 2018 Orkney Images Marking the Ending of World War I
2018 saw a range of commemorations in Orkney to mark the end of the First World War.
Orkney Commemorates #Armistice100
A series of events will take place in Orkney to commemorate the ending of the First World War in 1918 – “the war to end all wars”.