Letter: Islay’s armistice centenary

Islay's Mull of Oa monument lit up at night for the 100th anniversary of the First World War armistice. Photograph by Alastair Redman.

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Sir,

I was honoured to attend the remembrance services in Portnahaven and Kilchoman on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

It was a privilege to again meet veterans and naval servicemen at Kilchoman.

The American Monument on the Oa Peninsula was lit up to make a truly spectacular sight.

A huge thanks to all who have contributed to the memorial services on Islay and across the world.

It’s so important that we honour military personnel and pay respect to all the men and women that have died serving our country in war.

It is equally important to support armed forces personnel continuing to serve the country during peace and war.

Alastair Redman,

Portnahaven.