Friday’s ceremony was the beginning of a programme of events to celebrate the centenary (Covid permitting).
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The Scottish Government is providing Veterans First Point Scotland with more than £658,000 to continue to deliver its services in 2021-22.
Members of the Fort William & District Branch of the Royal British Legion Scotland were also on hand to mark the silencing of the guns at the traditional time of the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month.
Lt Col Lane went on to say that, if there were any individuals, or organisations, wishing to lay wreaths or crosses at the Fort William War Memorial, then they were encouraged to do so under their own arrangements.
After six long years of war, Victory in Europe Day exactly 75 years ago tomorrow (Friday) saw street parties and parades the length and breadth of Britain.
A virtual Service of Remembrance will take place on Friday, May 8, broadcast by Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland on their respective Facebook pages at 10.40am.
Fort William has won through to the prestigious national finals of the Royal British Legion Scotland’s Best Kept War Memorial Competition.