Archaeological dig on Scottish training trenches from the First World War begins

Posted on on 08 February 2013
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Date of publication: 08/02/2013

The Edinburgh Evening News reports that a survey of a series of trenches in Dreghorn Woods, Edinburgh, Scotland is underway.

The trenches were used as a means of training British troops before they were sent to the Western Front in the First World War.

In recent years the trenches have become overgrown and efforts are now underway to restore them.

To read the full article, visit The Edinburgh Evening News website here.

To read about earlier developments in this project, click here.

Images courtesy of The Edinburgh Evening News website.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News