Tag: SS Tuscania

Islay remembered First World War tragedies
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Islay remembered First World War tragedies

RBLS’s national chairman Charlie Brown said: ‘We stay true to our commitment and the words ‘We will Remember them’ by ensuring that the sacrifice of more than 700 US Servicemen and British Crew members is never forgotten.

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Baby ‘Hero’ witnesses WW100 Islay monument re-dedication

Islay people ‘did what was right:’ ‘They delivered the soldiers and sailors from the tumultuous waves; they brought dignity to the dead; sustenance, shelter, food, clothing and care to the living: they made a record of the people: they did what was right.

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Port Ellen’s flag bearing pupils greet Princess

Brendan O’Hara MP walked along the line of children and questioned them about the 41 state flags, representing the areas of the USA which were home to the servicemen lost in the Tuscania and Otranto tragedies.