As well as a large contingent of military veterans joining civilians to pay their respects, detachments of serving Royal Marines Commandos were also present.
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The Royal Marines Association has told the Lochaber Times that the works are intended and designed to enhance people’s experience of visiting the famous Commando Memorial garden
Highland Council has been urged to drop the proposals for the central area of the memorial garden at the Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge.
The proposed redevelopment of the garden is a result of discussions between the Commando Veterans’ Association and the Royal Marines
In addition, there are 100 cemetery car parks and due to the sensitive nature of those sites, the council is proposing to banning motorhomes from using most cemetery car parks at all times.
Asked if they were aware of the campsite, a spokesperson for Police Scotland said officers have been made aware of complaints around a group camping at the Commando Memorial.
The new march, Heroes of St Valery, which was was composed by one of the Scottish soldiers captured by the Germans, Pipe Major Donald MacLean, was performed by an estimated 500 pipers around the world to mark the anniversary
The monument was designed by Scott Sutherland and unveiled in 1952 by the Queen Motherand.