Earl Haig unveils Peebles war memorial and lays a wreath after inspecting a parade of war veterans. Crowds line the streets to watch. Pipes and drums lead the parade of veterans. Shows young people at the event.
The war memorial in the Borders town of Galashiels is unveiled by Field Marshal Earl Haig.
Unveiling ceremony of the Cameronians ‘Scottish Rifles’ regimental memorial by Field Marshal Earl Haig, in the grounds of Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow. Shows crowds and laying of wreaths.
Ceremony of the unveiling of the Dunfermline war memorial by Sir Ralph Anstruther.
Ceremony to mark the unveiling of Lochgelly war memorial on the 3rd December 1924.
Unveiling ceremony at Paisley Cross of memorial to the dead of the Great War.
Address and unveiling of the war memorial, Saltcoats, by the Marchioness of Ailsa, 27th May 1922. Includes difficulty with unveiling. Shots of street parade including Girl Guides, Boys’ Brigade and Scouts.
PowerPoint presentation which can be used at school assemblies for Third Level students. The presentation is focused on why it is important for us to remember past conflicts and what remembrance means today.
The ‘Journey’ Challenge. Learners are challenged to watch the Poppyscotland film ‘The Journey’ to help them answer some ‘Big Questions’, like ‘Why is it important to remember? Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one easy to download document which is available as a Word or PDF file.
War Memorial Challenge. Learners are challenged to investigate war memorials, including where possible their own local war memorial. This challenge provides learners with the opportunity to use IT skills, work collaboratively and share findings. It should also provide them with local background knowledge, a chance to be creative and the possibility of extending ideas and using […]
Assembly highlighting the significance of war memorials in remembrance.