Ancestry adds Web: Scotland, National War Memorial Index, 1914-1945

Ancestry’s new Scottish National War Memorial collection includes names and details of people killed during the First and Second World Wars. Information about each person may include:

First and last name
Military rank
Service number
Military awards and medals (decorations)
Birthplace
Date of death
Place of death
Cause of death
Unit name.

The Scottish National War Memorial, from which Ancestry’s collection is scraped, commemorates nearly 135,000 Scottish casualties in the First World War, 1914-18, more than 50,000 in the Second World War, 1939-45, and the campaigns since 1945, including the Malayan Emergency, the Korean War, Northern Ireland, the Falklands War and the Gulf War.

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