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East Lothian’s Communities

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Our lovely permanent exhibition at the John Gray Centre Museum, The Land, The Sea and The People, is explored below. Enjoy exerts from information panels, watch footage from our galleries, explore objects, listen to oral histories and our Talking Museum audio guide. This page explores East Lothian’s community history. When you are finished why not […]

Talking Museum: audio guide scripts

31/10/201310:36 pm17/02/2020 4:54 pmLeave a Comment

Full transcriptions of the Talking Museum audio guide are here. To listen to the track at each stop, click on the title. A shorter version (with no transcripts or extra links) is here. Note that the tour starts at 2, because track 1 is the introduction to the audio guide on the handset in the […]

East Linton World War One Memorials

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The following are the lists of names appearing on two of the East Linton WW1 Memorials. Town/Village Location Inauguration East Linton Memorial Park 11/09/1920 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER MU NEWS Aitken Thomas Private Royal Scots 8th Battalion 26/04/1915 07/05/1915 No entry Aitken William Private Gordon Highlanders 1st/ 6th   Battalion 31/05/1918 21/06/1918 […]

Whitekirk & Tyninghame World War One Memorials

10/11/20153:23 pm16/11/2015 12:18 pmLeave a Comment

The following are the lists of names appearing on the Whitekirk & Tyninghame WW1 Memorial and the Whitekirk Church WW1 Roll of Honour. Town / Village  Location Inauguration Whitekirk & Tyninghame Churchyard 19/09/1920 SURNAME FORENAME RANK REGIMENT IMAGE DEATH DATE COURIER Ainslie John Private Cameron   Highlanders 1st Battalion 16/04/1915 No   entry Anderson George Private Canadian   […]

Hat

Identifier: 1997.417 · Date: 1939=1945 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Glengarry, provenance unknown

Photograph

Identifier: 1997.419 · Date: 1917c · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

b&w air photo of Ypres trenches

Trousers

Identifier: 1997.414.2 · Date: 1939=1945 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

East Lothian (Haddington) Warden`s Commander`s trousers

Photograph

Identifier: 1997.418 · Date: 1917c · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

b&w air photo of Ypres trenches, & interpreted plan below

Photograph

Identifier: 1997.420 · Date: 1939=1945 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

b&w group photograph copied from original in the hands of the Mills family shows all Haddington Wardens WW2 & Chief Constable

Hat

Identifier: 1997.414.3 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is an East Lothian (Haddington) Warden`s Commander`s beret. This black wool beret is made of stitched felt panels and lined with other textiles and a leather headband. The left front displays ...

Lothian & Border Horse Yeomanry trooper’s tunic, WW1

Identifier: 1997.415 · Date: 1914=1917 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Lothian & Border Horse WW1 private`s tunic with badges & cord

The volunteers of the Lothians served overseas during the period 1914-18. Many of the regiment's original complement were promoted int...

Respirator

Identifier: 1997.421 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a simple respirator or gas-mask with a close fitting rubber face-piece held in position by three cloth straps. There is a plastic window above a protruding metal canister at the front, whic...

Coat

Identifier: 1997.416 · Date: 1917 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is an olive green or khaki officer's tunic or coat with badges & medal ribbons, and captain's insignia on the epaulettes. It fastens in front with four large brass buttons marked MACHINE GUN C...

Coat

Identifier: 1997.414.1 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This Air Raid Warden's tunic is made from a deep navy blue coloured wool. The woven badge on the front of the jacket reads, 'C D, EAST LOTHIAN'. Above which lie a ribbon band, representative of the...