November: Fort William & Spean Bridge Remembrance Parades
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.
Former and serving Commando’s travel from across the globe to attend this now world famous event.
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 2013 Remembrance celebrations will take place over the weekend of 8/9/10 November. Outline timings are set out below.
Friday 8 November:
1400: Lochaber High School - Wind and Pipe Band Concert.
Saturday 9 November:
1030 - Visit to the new Commando Exhibition in the West Highland Museum, Fort William. Followed by a visit to Achnacarry.
1600 - CVA AGM (Members only)
2000 onwards - all welcome to join us in Alex for CVA draw/auction, entertainment etc.
Sunday 10 November:
1030: Fort William Town Parade - RV in Alex
1430 - Commando Memorial Parade
Posters will be displayed in the Alexandra and Ben Nevis Hotels with confirmed events and timings.
Accomodation: Rooms at the Alexandra Hotel and Ben Nevis Hotel can be booked direct by calling 01397 702241 or email -
Rooms at the Spean Bridge Hotel can be booked on 01397 712250. Please quote the CVA for our special discount.
Please note that those Commando Veterans wishing to attend the London Cenotaph Parade can do so by contacting Rich Carr -