Thursday, 2 January 2014

Scarp's WW1 memorials maintained, and other CWGC news

The latest Commonwealth War Graves Commission newsletter (January 2014) includes details of a new museum at the CWGC's headquarters in Maidenhead, and an interesting piece on the maintenance of two headstones on the remote Hebridean island of Scarp, to the west of Harris, somewhere I've actually had the pleasure to visit in the past, though I never knew there were any war graves there!

The newsletter is online at


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at

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