University commemorates the centenary of WW1 armistice

The University will pay tribute to the 342 staff, students and alumni who fell during the First World War on Sunday with named crosses on Elphinstone Lawn.

The University and World War One: Did you know?

As the world commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War, we explore 10 University of Aberdeen connections to the 'war that was supposed to end all wars'



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