McCrae’s Battalion News and Events

Current News

On these pages you’ll find updates on the most recent McCrae’s Battalion Trust news and events.

From the installation of the ‘Fifth Plaque’ to the latest information on our annual pilgrimage, this is where we’ll post it.

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Centenary Pilgrimage Details Announced

Wreath laid on behalf of the Scottish Executive

Centenary Pilgrimage Details Announced MBT announced details of its 2014 Centenary Pilgrimage to Contalmaison. This year the MBT party is breaking with tradition and will leave Edinburgh from the same southbound platform of Waverley Station that was the scene of the battalion’s departure in 1915. During his

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More Golf Clubs Join Up!

His Masters Handicap

More Golf Clubs Join Up! McCrae’s Battalion Trust is pleased to announce that two more golf clubs have announced the adoption of an annual McCrae’s Battalion memorial competition. Broomieknowe and The Musselburgh Golf Club join Glencorse Golf Club by including a McCrae’s Trophy in their fixture list

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Maire of Contalmaison Visits Edinburgh

Maire and Edinburgh's Lord Provost

Maire of Contalmaison Visits Edinburgh On Tuesday 12 November Madame Patricia Leroy, maire of Contalmaison, arrived in Edinburgh for an informal lunch at the City Chambers with Lord Provost Donald Wilson. Patricia and her husband Jean were guests in Scotland of Falkirk Provost Pat Reid, who

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