NG2547 : Dunvegan war memorial - floodlit

taken 5 years ago, near to Dunvegan/Dun Bheagan, Highland, Great Britain

Dunvegan war memorial - floodlit
Dunvegan war memorial - floodlit
The newly installed floodlights were switched on at 11.00pm tonight, marking the beginning of World War One, a hundred years ago.
Dunvegan Remembers
Dunvegan Community Council organised a parade and service at the village war memorial to commemorate the beginning of World War One, 100 years ago today. The parade was led by the Pipes and Drums of the Isle of Skye Pipe Band, and included service personnel from HM Royal Naval Base, Clyde, the Army Royal Regiment of Scotland, and the Royal Air Force, Lossiemouth. Also parading were Army Cadets from Portree Attachment, the Royal British Legion North Skye Branch and members of HM Coastguard.
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Date Taken
Monday, 4 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Monday, 4 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Dunvegan  Isle of Skye 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2518 4777 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:26.2088N 6:34.8769W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2519 4778
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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First World War  WW1  Commemoration  Floodlights  War Memorial 

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