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TITLE
Edward, Prince of Wales laying a wreath at the War Memorial, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_D375_P021
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
26 June 1931
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
8111
KEYWORDS
royal visits
Edward VIII
war memorials
First World War
Great War
Edward, Prince of Wales laying a wreath at the War Memorial, Inverness

Here the Prince is laying a wreath of Flanders poppies encircling a St Andrew's Cross of bay leaves at the War Memorial in Cavell Gardens. The inscription on the card read "From Edward Prince of Wales". The memorial bore the names of 715 men from the town and parish of Inverness who lost their lives in World War I.

Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary


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Edward, Prince of Wales laying a wreath at the War Memorial, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

royal visits; Edward VIII; war memorials; First World War; Great War

Highland Archive Centre

MacEwen Photographic Archive

Here the Prince is laying a wreath of Flanders poppies encircling a St Andrew's Cross of bay leaves at the War Memorial in Cavell Gardens. The inscription on the card read "From Edward Prince of Wales". The memorial bore the names of 715 men from the town and parish of Inverness who lost their lives in World War I.<br /> <br /> Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service