Skip to content

Research at St Andrews

Tayside at War

Research output: Book/ReportBook


William Kenefick (Editor), Derek John Patrick (Editor)

School/Research organisations


The Great War cast a long shadow over Tayside, as it did the rest of the country. Through a series of fascinating essays drawing on new research, this book addresses nine very different aspects of Tayside’s war. From the exploits of Dundee’s 4th Black Watch on the Western Front to the Tayside Canadians who, when duty called, left their adopted home to serve King and country; from the war’s toll on one agricultural family in the heart of rural Angus to the remarkable contribution of University College, Dundee. Comprising some little known stories of the war, its impact, and enduring legacy, the book paints a fascinating picture of one region’s diverse wartime experiences, and provides a fitting tribute to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.


Original languageEnglish
PublisherAbertay Historical Society
ISBN (Print)9780900019654
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Discover related content
Find related publications, people, projects and more using interactive charts.

View graph of relations

Related by author

  1. Debating the Union of 1707

    Patrick, D. J. & Whatley, C., 2022, (In preparation) Edinburgh University Press. (Debates and Documents in Scottish History)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  2. Anglo-Scottish print culture and its role in the union of 1707

    Patrick, D. J. & Whatley, C., 2020, (In preparation) Print Culture and Communication in the Stuart World. MacKenzie, K. (ed.). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  3. Great War Dundee Featuring Ragtime Soldier

    Patrick, D. J., Vaughan, P., Murray, C., Kenefick, W., Donald, I., Sinclair, F., Mills, P., Welsh, G., Laird, C., Balson, E., Austin, H., Keepers, E., Morozova, A. & Kennedy, I., 20 Sep 2019, 31 p. UniVerse.

    Research output: Other contribution

  4. Great War Dundee: Hidden Histories

    Patrick, D. J., Kenefick, W., Sinclair, F., Flood, J., Thomson, J., Harris, C., Meikle, L., Howie, C., Whelan, N., Sword, J., Coupland, D., Jeffrey, A. & Donald, I., 20 Sep 2019, 42 p. Great War Dundee.

    Research output: Other contribution

  5. First World War: The Scottish Soldier's Story

    The Courier & Patrick, D. J., 2018, 150 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

ID: 256923283