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”
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.
On 4th December 1915, at the age of 18, William Spence enlisted with the Machine Gun Corps of the Seaforth Highlanders.