War Memorials and Rolls of Honour

Rolls of Honour

We have a number of Rolls of Honour for those who served or were killed in the First or Second World War in our collections. These include: 

  • City Roll of Honour, First World War (Town House Library & Old Aberdeen )
  • Bon Record (Abredeen Grammar School former pupils killed in World War Two (Town House Library)
  • St George in the West Parish, First World War (Town House Library)
  • Auxiliary Air Force Squadron, Second World War (DD226, Town House)
  • Scottish Agricultural College, Craibstone Campus, First World War (DD1239, Old Aberdeen - see below for index)
  • Auchindoir and Lumsden, First World War (DD1878, Old Aberdeen - see below for index)
  • Eddieston School Roll of Honour, First World War (ED/AC5/128/3/2, Old Aberdeen)
  • Norco Drapery Salesmen killed in Great War (NORCO/11/28, off site)

Indexes are available for the following Rolls: 

War Memorials

We have compiled a list of the names on the interior Nigg Church War Memorial, using the list given in a newspaper at the memorial's unveiling in 1921. This memorial has been removed, although the memorial in the kirkyard remains. 

We also have records relating to the following War Memorials:

  • ED/GR6S/A58/12 Aberdeen Grammar School War Memorial Committee, 1918-1926.
  • AS/Aphd/4/7 Peterhead Burgh War Memorial Committee, 1918-1928.
  • AS/AP/new/24 Newhills Parish Council: Parish of Newhills War Memorial Book, 1914 - 1919.

Other Sources

You may also be interested in the City Council's guide to City War Memorials.

NHS Grampian Archives have minutes relating to the Torphins and Kincardine O'Neil War Memorial Committee (reference GRHB 27/1). 

Aberdeenshire Libraries hold the Strichen Comforts Committee minute book, 1941-1946, which includes information about the 1939-1945 roll of honour. 

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