Grandfather's War [Radio Scotland]


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BBC Radio Scotland presenter Stephen Jardine's grandfathers both fought in World War One. Their story provides an insight into the experiences of the men who returned from the Front and the challenges they faced.

His paternal grandfather, Thomas Rae Jardine, was saved by pioneering surgery after sustaining a serious head injury on the front line and emigrated to Canada after the war; while maternal grandfather, Archibald Love Martin, suffered from shell shock, dying just before the 2nd World War.

Stephen Jardine's grandfathers both fought in the First World War. This is their story.