Laying of Crosses

On Saturday I was at the Laying of the Crosses ceremony outside the City Churches. I placed my cross in memory of my great-uncle David McCready who died, as a result of an accident, during the Second World War whilst serving with the Highland Light Infantry. I also remembered my great uncle Bertie, who served with the Desert Rats and my great uncle Jack who served on the Arctic Convoys. I also thought of my grandad McCready who served in Glasgow with the Fire Service right through the Second World War and my grandad McDonagh who built tanks and served as an air raid warden. I thought of all those who serve our country and those who have given their lives. I also thought about my cousins who live in Germany today.

This period of remembrance is important and allows us the opportunity to remember those who have given their lives for our country. It is also an important time to think about the importance of promoting peace and justice in the world.

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