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Unveiling of the Shapinsay War Memorial
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Unveiling of the Shapinsay War Memorial

Looking at some old Orkney postcards and came across this one of the 'Unveiling of the Shapinsay War Memorial on 24 April 1927' picture by T Kent.
Picture added on 27 April 2014 at 23:19
Was the earlier temporary memorial at Shapinsay?

Orkney Herald, and Weekly Advertiser and Gazette for the Orkney & Zetland Islands - Wednesday 20 July 1921
SHAPINSAY — WAR MEMORIAL. — A wreath from Colonel Balfour of Balfour and Trenable was placed on the war memorial on Sunday morning. On a card attached to the wreath is written : "They have passed from the sight of man along the path which is marked by loyalty. valour, and duty. "

Added by Martin Briscoe on 29 March 2019
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