Memorial Dedication 2000

The Dedication Weekend - July 2000

The programme was

Hooge Stone29th July2000

  • 0900 hrs Chavasse Grave, Brandhoek New Military Cemetery - View
  • 1000 hrs 'In Flanders Fields Museum', Ieper - View
  • 1230  hrs Depart from Ieper for Hooge battlefield - View
  • 1400 hrs Depart Hooge for Tyne Cot Military Cemetery
  • 1700 hrs Unveiling and Dedication Ceremony near RE Grave Memorial on the Hooge battlefield - View
  • 1800 hr Reception at the Hooge Crater Museum
  • 2000 hrs Menin Gate Last Post Ceremony (different page) - View
  • 2045 hrs Liverpool Scottish Officers' Association Supper and Presentation of Ieper Pipe Banner (different page) - View

30th July2000

  • 1030 hrs Morning service at St. George's Memorial Church (Preacher, the Rev Canon Nicholas Frayling)
  • 1130 hrs Reception at George's Memorial Church Hall
  • 1230 hrs Main Body depart for UK
The Photographs

Piper Richard GrisedaleMany of the photographs used here were taken by Chris Barker of the Army's Media Ops and are therefore Crown Copyright. The remainder where taken by the Public Relations staff of the town of Ieper are copyright. The originals of the Army photos are in a very large digital form. The photos used here been resized and adjusted for contrast and brightness when necessary. It may be possible to copy these photos for friends of the Liverpool Scottish for personal use only.

The Weekend in Detail

Piper Richard Grisedale played his own adaptation of the late Pipe Sgt Gly Pritchard's tune 'Captain Noel Chavasse'.




The Reception

Those attending the dedication walked through the woodland past Bellewaarde Farm (Mr and Mrs Walter Huyghebaerts) and moved on to the Reception hosted by the town of Ieper at the Hooge Crater Museum.



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