The lives of the men from HMS Pheasant are highlighted in an exhibition at the Hoy Kirk Heritage Centre for the month of March.
“What do we expect to take away from an exhibition?”
It is an international celebration by artists and cultural groups where money raised goes towards a social cause.
William Bowen had an extensive naval career before the outbreak of the First World War on 4th of August 1914.
Percy Searle was from Exmouth. At age 18 Percy signed on for 12 years with the Royal Navy.
Five brothers from the Howarth family served in World War 1.
Harry Sultan was born in Hull on the 21st of February 1893 into a hard working family.
It is important to remember the men who died on HMS Pheasant.
Although miniscule compared to the millions who died in the slaughter of World War 1, for the men’s families, the loss of their loved ones was devastating.
“Culture in all its forms highlights what we have in common and helps us to celebrate our differences.”