Children given inspiration as they remember the sacrifices of World War I

Image shows Thursday 7th December 2017, the Never Such Innocence 2017/18 Road show held in the Great Hall at Edinburgh Castle, a centenary project that commemorates the men and woman of the Great War, founded by Lady Lucy French who is also Chief Executive of the project. She along with other speakers including Air Officer Scotland, Air Vice-Marshal Ross Paterson and Patricia Keppie of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, introduced the event and spoke of what it was all about. Among the guests that were invited were children form local schools and cadets, who were invited up throughout the event to read poetry and sing songs with Marty Longstaff who works with NSI on song projects. The group is closely linked with RAF Lossiemouth, and are now partnered with the Royal Air Force (RAF), to be involved with RAF 100, which is going to be huge project for the RAF in 2018 as it celebrates 100 years since the RAF was formed, along with delivery of commemorations in line with World War 100 events. The events aim to highlight what the RAF has achieved in those 1oo years and remember those that have served and are still serving. Originator: Section: Ext: *For more information contact Photographic Section, RAF Lossiemouth, IV31 6SD. Tel: 01343 817191