Original OCR: no clean-up

9,952 ALTO XML files at page level

9,952 image files

METS metadata files at item level

455,785 lines and 2,558,905 words

Covers years 1914-1919


The Scottish First World War Rolls of Honour contain listings of casualties and those who died while on active service during the War.

This dataset includes rolls for organisations such as schools, universities, clans, businesses and churches, as well as for locations all over Scotland.

The dataset also contains some orders of service for the unveilings of war memorials in Scotland.


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Public domain

This collection is free of known copyright restrictions. For details visit the Library‚Äôs copyright page.


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File contents: 1 plain text readme file; 392 ALTO XML files; 1 METS file; 392 image files.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34812/qfd4-3d81

Dataset creator: National Library of Scotland

Dataset publisher: National Library of Scotland

Publication year: 2020

Suggested citation: National Library of Scotland. Rolls of Honour. National Library of Scotland, 2020. https://doi.org/10.34812/qfd4-3d81