Online war database for Midlothian launched

Ken Bogle and Provost Joe Wallace at the launch of the Midlothian World War One database, at the National Minnig Museum Scotland, Newtongrange
Ken Bogle and Provost Joe Wallace at the launch of the Midlothian World War One database, at the National Minnig Museum Scotland, Newtongrange

An online database aiming to tell the story of every local casualty of the First World War was launched at the National Mining Museum, Newtongrange, on Saturday.

The Midlothian Roll of Honour database was compiled by Midlothian Libraries and Volunteering Midlothian, and lists over 1,300 casualties whose names are listed on local war memorials. It can be found at www.midlothian.gov.uk

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