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Queen’s piper leads St Valéry commemorations

Queen’s piper leads St Valéry commemorations

Thousands of pipers around the world joined in yesterday’s tribute to commemorate the 80th anniversary of St Valéry. On June 12, 1940, around 10,000 Allied soldiers were taken prisoner there. The 51st (Highland) Infantry Division suffered huge losses. The event was organised by PoppyScotland. Those participating included former Armed Forces […]