Commonwealth veteran looks back on VJ Day

Commonwealth veteran looks back on VJ Day

As the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day – or VJ Day as it is better known – approaches, the immense contribution made by service personnel from across the Commonwealth is being highlighted. The Fourteenth Army was stated to …

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POPPYSCOTLAND TAKES TOUGH DECISION TO CANCEL SPORTIVE CYCLING EVENT

POPPYSCOTLAND TAKES TOUGH DECISION TO CANCEL SPORTIVE CYCLING EVENT

One of East Lothian’s best-loved events of the year has become the latest to be cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Poppyscotland’s Sportive cycling event sees almost 1,000 riders take to the roads of East Lothian and the Borders …

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POPPYSCOTLAND SECURES CENSUS QUESTION FOR ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY

POPPYSCOTLAND SECURES CENSUS QUESTION FOR ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY

Services for the Armed Forces community are set to be transformed thanks to a major campaign victory for Poppyscotland. Proposals by the charity passed the final legislative hurdle yesterday meaning a “veterans’ question” will be added to the 2021 Census. …

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PRINCE OF WALES LEADS ST VALÉRY COMMEMORATIONS

PRINCE OF WALES LEADS ST VALÉRY COMMEMORATIONS

Pipe Major Richard Grisdale, Piper to Her Majesty The Queen, led more than 500 pipers across the world in a stunning tribute to commemorate the 80th anniversary of St Valéry. The largely forgotten Second World War battle led to 10,000 …

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Commonwealth veteran looks back on VJ Day

As the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day – or VJ Day as it is better known – approaches, the immense contribution made by service personnel from across the (...)

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FORCES PERSONNEL ARE KINGS OF THE CASTLE AT SPORTIVE LAUNCH

Serving members from all three Services – Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force – got on their bikes and stormed an iconic castle in East Lothian (...)

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VE Day 75th Anniversary

Events to commemorate end of Second World War in Europe   A series of events to mark 75 years since Victory in Europe Day have been announced by Veterans Minister (...)

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