The 75th anniversary of VJ Day was commemorated in Kirkwall at the War Memorial on Saturday 15th of August. The short service was held with adherence to the public health restrictions of […]
The commemoration will consist of a service,2 minute silence and concert streamed to Legion Scotland’s social media channels from 10.35. The online concert will start from 12.00 until 13:00.
“Today, on what is known as VJ day – Victory in Japan – I don’t intend to go over the rights and wrongs of it all again – or even the use of the word ‘victory’ in this context.”
The 75th commemoration for VJ Day – Victory in Japan – will take place in Scotland online on Saturday 15th of August.
It remains the world’s worst offshore oil disaster in lives lost.
On 21st of June 1919 the German High Seas Fleet was scuttled in Scapa Flow, Orkney
“Each memorial will be a special place where people can come to remember and reflect, and to give thanks to the wonderful way that the NHS, key workers and whole communities pulled together during this crisis.”
Tuesday saw the installation of a shelter built by Orkney Mens Shed for the charity SiMBA at their gardens in Kirkwall.
“The wars that gave birth to Remembrance Day were fought a long time ago. They were fought decades and generations ago. “
“It was fantastic to see the education pack in use and how well the pupils responded to it”