Monday, 11 November 2013

WW1 Scottish Medical Service Emergency Committee database

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh ( has launched an online database of the Scottish Medical Service Emergency Committee, established on August 12th 1914 to co-ordinate civilian medical cover for Scottish doctors who undertook military service during the First World War. The database contains over 3000 records.

To search the database visit - further details are available at

(With thanks to ScotlandsPeople via Facebook)


My latest book, Discover Scottish Civil Registration Records, is now available from (print) and (ebook), whilst Tracing Your Irish Family History on the Internet is available at My next Pharos Scottish course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the OPRs, starts Nov 13th - see

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