Tagged: Remembrance Sunday

Lest We Forget

We will remember them Captain Alfred ‘Bill’ Bland of the 22nd Battalion Manchester Regiment (7th Manchester Pals) wrote to his wife on 26 June 1916:  It’s a marvellous war, with these thousands of miles...

Remembrance Service at Granton Parish Church

Remembrance Service at Granton Parish Church

Every year Granton Parish Church holds an Act of Remembrance for the community to remember people from the area who fell in the First and Second World Wars, who have served with our Armed...

Lest we forget

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will...

Remembrance reflections

I started crawling back towards our lines, and I had never seen so many dead men clumped together. That was all I could see and I thought to myself, ‘All the world’s dead –...

Edinburgh ready to remember

Edinburgh will join the rest of the world in observing Remembrance Day on Sunday – a commemoration of the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war. Two minutes’...

We will remember them

 In Flanders’ Fields In Flanders’ fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns...