Did your ancestors serve in the Army, Navy or Air Force? Are you trying to trace their history?

The National War Museum's library has resources that may help you to research your military ancestors. Our library staff are running a free introductory workshop on how to use these resources and on other sources of information.


Above left: RAF aircrew during the Second World War. Above right: The Royal Scots Fusiliers.

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First World War

1914 brought war to Scotland on what would prove to be an unprecedented scale. Delve into the stories behind those who fought in the First World War here.
Silk embroidered postcard sent by Private William Dick to his wife in November 1915.

Next of Kin: Family mementoes of the First World War

Explore treasured artefacts passed down through generations, providing a personal insight into the lives of those at home and on the front lines.
Event information


14 Nov 2017
14:00 - 16:00


National War Museum

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Booking information

Places are limited and booking is essential.

Tel. 0131 247 4137 or email library@nms.ac.uk

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