History of the Scottish National War Memorial
20 June 2011
Opened in 1927, the Scottish National War Memorial is one of the
most impressive physical commemorations built following The Great
Though not a memorial owned by the Commonwealth War Graves
Commission, the aims of the two institutions are very similar -
that the names of each person killed from a specific locality
during the First World War - should be remembered forever.
Filmed on the day of the annual service of commemoration at the
Memorial, this film explains why the Scottish National War Memorial
remains relevant in the 21st century.