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Kirkwall Moss Gatherers, July 1917
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Kirkwall Moss Gatherers, July 1917

Women heading out to the country to pick sphagnum moss, used as wound dressings in both World Wars.
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Picture added on 29 May 2006
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I think my father did this when he was a school pupil at kirbister school orphir born 1912.
Added by Geordie Flett on 31 July 2006
On the left of the second vehicle is a party of scouts who did a lot of work for the war effort during both wars.
Added by Neil Johnstone on 09 September 2009
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Kirkwall

Walls of Kirkwall Castle?Kirkwall basin before the Kirkwall Hotel was builtD Block former Papdale Halls of ResidenceEast side of Kirkwall from CathedralWest Kirkwall from CathedralPower Station and Peedie SeaComing into Kirkwall Harbour 1960St Magnus 1960 Kirkwall Pierhead 1960 with Cathedral SpireKirkwall Harbour 1960