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McCrae’s Battalion Trust – Cancellation of 2020 Pilgrimage to Contalmaison

CONTALMAISON 2019 PILGRIMAGE – CANCELLED We are all aware of the ongoing and rapidly changing Corona Virus situation, in the interest of everyone’s health and well-being MBT has reluctantly decided that it would not be appropriate to go ahead with this years pilgrimage to France. For all […]

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Memorial Bench Fundraising Update

Memorial Bench Fundraising Update McCrae’s Battalion Trust launched a crowd funding page on Sunday 22nd February 2020, with the aim of raising £2000 towards a wooden bench and transportation to Contalmaison, France, in memory of Lt Col Gary Tait MBE and Patricia Leroy. We were absolutely overwhelmed […]

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Memorial Bench Crowdfunding

Memorial Bench Crowdfunding McCrae’s Battalion Trust has launched a crowdfunding page to raise money for a wooden bench to be made and delivered to Contalmaison for our July 1st pilgrimage, as a commemorative memorial for former Trust Chairman Lt Col Gary Tait MBE and Patricia Leroy, former […]

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2020 Contalmaison Pilgrimage Details

Please find details of the 2020 Contalmaison Pilgrimage at:

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Introducing New Chairman for McCrae’s Battalion Trust

Introducing New Chairman for McCrae’s Battalion Trust Following on from the Trust’s 2019 AGM earlier this evening, we would like for formally introduce Craig Herbertson as the new Chairman of McCrae’s Battalion Trust. Craig takes on the role as Chairman after the sad passing of previous Chairman, […]

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AGM 2019 Calling Notice

McCrae’s Battalion Trust AGM 2019 Here are the details for our AGM: 89 E Claremont St, Edinburgh EH7 4HU – 18.30hrs for commencement at 19.00hrs on Friday 17 January 2020 Agenda  1.   Welcome and apologies   2.   Key Achievements 2019 3.   Future Plans 2020 4.   Treasurers Statement 5.   Election of 2019/20 Trustees/Team  6. Appointment of Auditors   7.   Questions from the […]

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Remembrance Lunch 2019

Photographs from Remembrance Lunch 2019 We have added a selection of photographs from our 2019 Remembrance lunch. http://www.mccraesbattaliontrust.org.uk/remembrance-lunch-2019/

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McCrae’s Battalion Trust Remembrance Lunch 2019

McCrae’s Battalion Trust Remembrance Lunch 2019 Please find details for our Remembrance Lunch 2019 on Nov 10th.

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McCrae’s Battalion Trust Tie

McCrae’s Battalion Trust is pleased to offer the opportunity to purchase a tie in the colours and design of the kit the battalion played in after they joined up. See http://www.mccraesbattaliontrust.org.uk/mccraes-battalion-trust-100-silk-tie/ for more details and how to purchase.

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Funeral Arrangements Lt Col Gary Tait MBE

A full Military funeral will be held on Tuesday 2nd July.The Service will be in The Canongate Kirk at 1130 hrs thereafter, a burial will take place at Inveresk Church Musselburgh (Immediate family only).Sadly, McCraes Battalion Trustees, and travelling party will be conducting our annual commemorative Pilgrimage to Contalmaison […]

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