Sunday silence planned as Campbeltown remembers

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Various events this weekend will commemorate those who have died in the service of their country.

On Armistice day, tomorrow (Saturday), at 10.30am, there will be a small public outdoor service at the Commonwealth war graves cemetery in Kilkerran Road. Small wooden crosses will be laid at each grave.

Sunday’s service at the Esplanade’s war memorial, led by Reverend Philip Wallace, will begin at 10.50am.

A parade led by a pipe band and including members of the Campbeltown branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland will march to the war memorial before the two minute silence at 11am.

RBLS chairman George Rahman said: ‘Those wishing to join the martch should assemble in Victoria hall at 10.30am.

‘Following the official wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial there will be an opportunity fior individuals to lay floral tributes.’

Richard Cameron, Campbeltown’s Poppy Covenor for Poppy Scotland, was assisted by Flora Edwards as they sold poppies and wooden poppy crosses in advance of Remembrance day. 25_c45poppyselling01_Flora_Edwards_Richard_Cameron