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Jellicoe Express plaque for Invergordon

On Wednesday 6 December Mrs Janet Bowen Lord-Lieutenant for Ross and Cromarty attended Invergordon to unveil a plaque in commemoration of the Jellicoe express along with John Jellicoe, Grandson of Admiral Lord Jellicoe.

Mrs Bowen also met the 'Jellicoe Express' in Inverness, a renamed engine pulling the previous night's sleeper service up from London.

Keen readers may also like to refer to the earlier visit to Dingwall earlier in the year.

Jellicoe Express plaque for Invergordon

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 28/12/2017

Cadet Christmas Dinner 2017

On Saturday 2 December Mrs Janet Bowen, Lord-Lieutenant for Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh, attended the Ross and Caithness Company Christmas Dinner.

The event was marked by record numbers of cadets attending and also a number of presentations to cadets receiving promotions.

The main presentation, pictured below, however was to SMI Keith Farquhar of Caithness Company who was awarded the Cadet Forces Medal for 12 years of service to the cadets.

The other presentations (in the gallery) were to:

Aidan Sutherland, from Caithness Company who was promoted to Corporal
Tristan Jack from Caithness Company, who was promoted to Sergeant
Dylan Gunn from Caithness Company, who was promoted to Sergeant
Lani Jones from Caithness Company, who was promoted to the company's Cadet Company Sergeant Major

Cadet Christmas Dinner 2017

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 28/12/2017

Pam Foster's 100th birthday party

On Monday 14 November, Mrs Janet Bowen, Lord-Lieutenant for Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh, attend Muir of Ord to wish Pam Foster a very happy birthday and to present her with a birthday card from Her Majesty the Queen.

Pam Foster's 100th birthday party

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 14/11/2017

Lord-Lieutenant attends Garve War Memorial for an Act of Rembrance

On Sunday 12 November, following the parade at Dingwall, Mrs Janet Bowen, Lord-Lieutenant for Ross and Cromarty, was at Garve to remember the fallen of that area at the War Memorial sited high above the village.

No photograph was available at the time of this post.

Lord-Lieutenant attends Garve War Memorial for an Act of Rembrance

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 14/11/2017

Dingwall remembers the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

On 12 November, Remembrance Sunday, Mrs Janet Bowen, Lord-Lieutenant fro Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh, attended a service at the war memorial in Dingwall, and took the salute at the march past.

Dingwall remembers the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 14/11/2017

Remembrance at Cove for the Arctic Convoys

On 11 November, following the service of remembrance at Poolewe, Mrs Janet Bowen, Lord-Lieutenant for Ross and Cromarty, Skye and Lochalsh, attended a service of remembrance at the Arctic Convoy Memorial at Cove.

The service was marked by some Arctic weather with a strong wind, and snow on the surrounding tops making for a very atmospheric occasion. The service was attended again by David, who laid a wreath despite the weather.

A large congregation of the community braved the weather to honour the fallen.

Remembrance at Cove for the Arctic Convoys

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Posted by the Lieutenancy on 14/11/2017

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