Monthly Archives: June 2013

Work begins on statue of Essex VC winner

Work has begun on a statue to mark the centenary of the start of World War I. EADT24 reports that that a seven foot-tall bronze figure of Private Herbert Columbine VC of the Machine Gun Corps is being created by … Continue reading

Posted in News, Soldiers of the Great War | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

WWI shinty players remembered at Scotland’s Blas Festival

Shinty’s Heroes, a play that commemorates sportsmen who played shinty and who were killed in World War I, will be part of September’s Blas festival 2013 at the Nevis Centre in Fort William. The Herald reports that the show will … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment