Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Quotation from a Highlander after he killed a red-coat soldier, which reads ' 'S e Dia duileach a rinn e, fear na h-aibeide big a mharbhadh agus fear a chota ghlais gun aon dad air.'
Saying probably collected in Uibhist/Uist which reads 'Bu mhath an t saighdiarac mar bhi na blair'. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Photograph of Private John Williams, 'born in India twenty years ago and joined the army in 1914' and won many awards, including the Victory Cross, who shot three German spies posing as British officers during World War I.
Photograph of a group of Canadian soldiers in a classroom at Edinburgh University being taught by Professor Robert Wallace about the technical side of agriculture in the early 20th century.
Song collected from Ranald MacDonald, Tarasaigh/Taransay, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris at Trumaisegearraidh/Trumisgarry, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist beginning 'U o laoill o A hio naileibh, A mhnathan nach tog sibh leibh m eubha'. The song is composed of eleven lines, the first line is noted as being repeated. The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Song entitled 'Tha mo bhreacan fluich fo'n dile' beginning 'Tha mo bhreacan gu fluich fuari, Cha'n fhaod mi chur suas a maireach'. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Story about the Battle of Sheriffmuir probably collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Uisgeabhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, telling how at the battle, horses came amongst the Gaels and scattered them. Fear Leitir-iù [a MacKenzie] and Iain MacConnich [John MacKenzie], the informant's maternal grandfather, were up against five troops and so Fear Leitir-iù told John to go back to back with him and in that way they managed to kill the five soldiers with their swords.