Database: Scotland's War Dead

To mark the 69th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, BBC Scotland has gathered data on the thousands of Scottish men and women who lost their lives during the Second World War.

This data, collected using the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's (CWGC) online search tool, provides details on 21,740 Scots killed between 1939 and 1947.

In reality the final figure for Scotland's war dead is far greater. BBC Scotland searched the CWGC's database by all Scottish county names -- but due to discrepancies in how data was submitted by families, county was not always recorded by the deceased's next of kin.

Explore the data for yourself by using the searchable database below. Filter the data by entering your search term(s) into the text boxes below each column i.e. surname or regiment. You can also order the question data by clicking on a specific column header.

Database / analysis: Marc Ellison


County Surname Forename Age Date Rank Regiment Unit Country Cemetery