Day 11

The Grand Lodge of Scotland / Poppyscotland 2018

Day 11 of The Grand Lodge of Scotland / Poppyscotland joint venture to commemorate the end of the Great War in 1918 took us to Dumfries and Stranraer.

Saturday 15 September

Day 11 – 10.30am

Arrived in Dumfries, another dry day.

Welcomed by Bro. Robert Hughes PGM of Dumfriesshire.

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Setting off for the War Memorial

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PGM Bro. Robert Hughes presents a cheque to Mr. Gordon Michie of Poppyscotland with Bro. Jimmy Mair, President of the WSS looking on.

Our sincere thanks to the PGL of Dumfriesshire and the Brethren of the Masonic Hall in George Street. Especially Bro. Graham and his good lady for their hospitality.

Saturday 15 September

Day 11 – 2pm

Prior to this afternoon’s ceremony we assembled in the precincts of the Castle of St.John in Stranraer to meet local ladies who were in the process of knitting Poppies to raise funds for Poppyscotland,

PGM Bro.Dennis Warren gave us a very warm welcome to Stranraer and the PGL Of Galloway.

Lodge Stranraer Kilwinning provided hospitality prior to and after the ceremony.

Grateful thanks to the Province and the Lodge.

Saturday 15 September

Day 11 – 3pm

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Brethren assemble at the War Memorial

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Members of the Public observe the proceedings

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PGM Bro. Dennis Warren lays the PGL Wreath

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Assembled Brethren after the ceremony

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PGM Bro. Dennis Warren presents a cheque to Mr. Gordon Michie of Poppyscotland with Bro. Jimmy Mair, President of the WSS looking on.

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