There were three days during the Great War when a dozen Orcadians died in the fighting. Kirkwall Royal British Legion arranged a short remembrance parade at Kirkwall War Memorial this morning to mark the centenary of the second day, 9th April 1917. A web page with a photo and short description of the event, including the list of names of the dozen soldiers who died, can be seen using the link below.
08 April 2017
Battles of Arras, 1917 Commemoration