Scottish War Blinded Blog

Read about the wide range of experiences enjoyed by Scottish War Blinded members as well as events, news and community projects.

Scottish War Blinded member Marshall Rogers describes secret war against Enigma

Scottish War Blinded member Marshall Rogers describes secret war against Enigma

In this article we resume Scottish War Blinded member Marshall Roger's story, who served as a Special Wireless Operator in the fight against the Enigma code machine during World War II. Read part one

Upon signing the Official Secrets Act, Marshall began his training which included listening to and writing Morse code at faster speeds, attending electricity, magnetism and direction finding lectures as well as lessons in map reading. After eight months of training, Marshall successfully completed the passing out test and qualified as a Special Wireless Operator.

Posted: 14/12/2016 | Scottish War Blinded

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A tribute to Scottish War Blinded member John Moffat

A tribute to Scottish War Blinded member John Moffat

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Scottish War Blinded member John Moffat, who was highly respected and greatly admired by his fellow members and staff. John is credited as the Fleet Air Arm pilot whose torpedo destroyed the rudder of the Bismarck during World War II.

Posted: 13/12/2016 | Scottish War Blinded

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Scottish War Blinded visit 3rd Battalion, The Rifles

Scottish War Blinded visit 3rd Battalion, The Rifles

Scottish War Blinded members visited 3rd Battalion, The Rifles at Dreghorn Barracks on Tuesday 06 November 2016. The visit to Dreghorn had been keenly anticipated by our members following a visit made by the battalion to the Linburn Centre in September as part of their community engagement project in September.

Posted: 12/12/2016 | Scottish War Blinded

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Scottish War Blinded members present West Lothian Young Carers with Christmas gifts

Scottish War Blinded members present West Lothian Young Carers with Christmas gifts

Scottish War Blinded members presented Christmas gifts to West Lothian Young Carers today (Thursday 08 December 2016) at the Linburn Centre.

Members warmly greeted Wilma and Xanthia back to the Linburn Centre having received a number of contributions from Scottish War Blinded in support of West Lothian Young Carers in recent years, including electronic equipment and seasonal gifts.

Posted: 08/12/2016 | Scottish War Blinded

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