The local yarn bombers have again been busy providing poppies in tribute to the fallen. The Heugh Battery played an important role in the protection of this part of the coast. The first soldier to be killed on British soil died here in 1914 and during the bombardment on December 16 1914 there were many casualties. The Bombardment
My grandfather was stationed at the Battery before the war began. That is how he met my grandmother in 1910. He fought in many conflicts around the world and in 1914 he was on active service in Northern France. He was lucky to survive where thousands of others were not so fortunate. We all owe these brave men an everlasting debt of gratitude.
It seems to be Friday again already - how did that happen?