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NORMAN DRUMMOND: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM ALL THIS?

The final year of the World War One centenary saw us deliver a number of memorable events – remembering the SS Tuscania and HMS Otranto tragedies in Islay, our War on the Home Front Conference in St Andrews, the Far, Far from Ypres commemorative tour which visited ten venues across Scotland, the Centenary of the First Armistice at Glasgow Cathedral, our final education event at the National Museum of Scotland, and finally, marking the Iolaire tragedy in Stornoway on New Year’s Day.

As the commemorative programme comes to an end,  Professor Norman Drummond CBE FRSE, chair of  the Scottish Commemorations Panel and WW100 Scotland, reflects on the final year of events in Scotland, and what we have learned from it all.

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