Fort William & Spean Bridge Remembrance Parades

Dates: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:00 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 17:00

For full details contact Fred Davies, CVA HQ, PO Box 16974, Redditch, B97 9QL. either by email here [email protected]  or via the Contact Form [HERE].
 
Each year over the weekend of Remembrance Sunday the WW2, post war and present day Commandos and their families and friends gather at Spean Bridge’s famous Commando Memorial to remember their passed comrades. Both Army and Royal Marine Commandos and special units from all forces are represented and many former comrades are re-united for the first time at this emotional service.
 
The 2017 itinerary was as below

 

Friday 

  • A concert will be held at Lochaber High School, at 14.00 hours, in honour of the CVA - a coach will run from the Alexander and Ben Nevis Hotels if there is sufficient interest. 
 

Saturday 

  • If there is sufficient interest, a sight-seeing tour will be arranged on the morning... 
  • The CVA AGM and National Draw will take place at 15.00 hours in the Alexander Hotel. 
 

Sunday 

  • The Fort William Town Remembrance Parade and Service will take place at 10.15 hours 
  • The Commando Parade and Service at the Spean Bridge Commando Memorial at 14.30 hours. 
Should any member wish to scatter the ashes of their deceased loved ones, please let Fred Davies know. 
 

Memorial History

To learn more about the history of the Commando Memorial follow this link to our Commando Memorial History.  
 

Ashes and Plaques

There are agreed guidelines for the scattering of ashes and laying of plaques at the memorial. [view guidelines]
 

Accommodation

Rooms at the Alexandra Hotel and Ben Nevis Hotel can be booked direct by calling 01397 702241 or email - [email protected] 

Rooms at the Spean Bridge Hotel can be booked on 01397 712250.

The discounted rate is for paid up CVA members only. You should bring your membership card with you for verification where needed by hotel staff.

Spean Bridge, Fort William, Scotland

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