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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:40 pm    Post subject: WK Old War Memorial Nov 2000 Reply with quote



This is a photograph of WK old war memorial and its surroundings in the snow.

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Bill
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Goodness me!
I like the photo., I used to know what snow was like up this way.
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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:26 am    Post subject: West Kilbride Old Memorial Awaits the parade Reply with quote

West Kilbride Old Memorial Awaits the Parade with Soldiers at Reversed Arms

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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:02 am    Post subject: Band of the Royal Marines Lead the Parade up Main Street W/K Reply with quote

Band of the Royal Marines lead the Parade from the Railway Station.

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:20 am    Post subject: New War Memorial Stones Draped with Union Jacks Reply with quote

New War Memorial Stones Await Unveiling in the Old War Memorial Arena

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:22 pm    Post subject: Band of the Royal Marines Arrive at the War Memorial Reply with quote

Band of the Royal Marines Arrive at Memorial with Standard Bearers of the Royal British Legion and Servicemen and Ex Servicemen and Members of the public.

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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:47 pm    Post subject: Unveiling in Progress Reply with quote

Unveiling of New Memorial Stones in progress, by members of the Committee who lost loved ones.

Small man nearest lost his father in the First War and he himself won the M.M. on D-Day. His Name, Alexander Wentworth Royal Artillery, who sadly is now dead

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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:01 pm    Post subject: New War Memorial Stones Unveiled Reply with quote

War Memorial Stones Unveiled For All To See.


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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:26 pm    Post subject: Laying of the Wreaths begin Reply with quote

Laying of the Wreaths begin, Shown here a Veteran of the Arctic Convoys laying his wreath



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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bill

These are great photographs of what looks like a very impressive and well attended unveiling ceremony.

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Adam
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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:34 pm    Post subject: Officers and Dignitaries pay respects Reply with quote

Officers stand to Attention

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Bill McSkimming



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:41 pm    Post subject: The Last Post Reply with quote

The Last Post

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:48 pm    Post subject: Wreath Laying Complete Reply with quote

Wreath Laying Complete

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:55 pm    Post subject: Old Memorial gets Wreaths as well Reply with quote

Old Memorial gets Wreaths as well

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:00 am    Post subject: Unveiling Party and Others Reply with quote

Unveiling party and others line up for Photo shoot

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