Millions of people affected by war remain unknown. Through the objects he left behind we can learn about James Keith Gorrie and his experience of war.
James Keith Gorrie served in the Merchant Navy during World War II. This story features his personal possessions that testify to his wartime experiences.
It also looks at the efforts he made to stay in touch with his family and friends during and after the war. For example, through his work with the British Legion.
The story is part of the Scottish Soldiers display. It should be seen in the context of looking at the different experiences of Scottish soldiers over three centuries.