The West Lothian Armed Forces Day Organising Committee are hosting the West Lothian Gallipoli 100 Commemoration event in and around Asda Livingston on Saturday 25th April 2015 from 11am-3pm.
The day will include:
- Drumhead Service at 11am
- Military Displays (weapons, vehicles and period uniforms)
- Information Stalls (e.g. Legion, ASAP, WL AFD, etc.)
- Gallipoli Exhibition; and
A 100th Anniversary Commemoration event for the Qintinshill rail disaster is due to take place in/around Gretna Green on the 22nd May 2015. A Parade is planned (Sea Cadets from Dumfries are participating) and the (RNA) have been offered to participate, with up to twenty plus one Standard in the Parade. The Parade will be formed up ready to receive the VIP at 10:30am, there will be a 25 minute open-air multi-Church Service with a march to Quintinshill siding.
Fiona Armstrong will, at the sidings, give a brief description of the event, there will be a short prayer by the Rail Network Chaplain, Nicola Goncalves, then three volleys will be fired by the SCOTS contingent. After the march back to the Visitors Centre, there will be a Civic Reception.
Are there any Shipmates that would like to participate in the Parade, and is there one Standard Bearer?