“It’s a handy little leaflet to have if you have an interest in the sites and/or the war years in Orkney, and, along with the Lyness leaflet, is available from the Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall”
“We’ve been to Rerwick many times, but it’s one of those places which you can return to again and again, and there’s always something different to notice.”
On Remembrance Sunday, November 8th 2020, Orkney remembered all those who had suffered and died as a result of war and conflict.
” a rather strange event that occurred more than fifty years after the end of the war and the disbanding of the Home Guard.”
“Uncertain times very much lead to ‘necessity being the mother of invention.’”
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.
The 75th commemoration for VJ Day – Victory in Japan – will take place in Scotland online on Saturday 15th of August.
The Italians in Orkney 1941 – 1944 written by James MacDonald
“A number of ONFA Committee members and friends visited the cemetery, separately throughout the day for quiet reflection.”
Rip, a crossbreed terrier, is often referred to as the ‘World’s first Search and Rescue dog’.