Memorial ceremony at the Scottish Monument

Saturday 19 August, 2017 from 15:30 to 16:30
Schots monument aan de FrezenbergScottish monument on the Frezenberg

SchotsFrom 31 July 1917 until 20 August 1917, three of the four major Scottish units, the 9th Division, including the 1st  (and only) South African Brigade, the 15th and 51st Division, were deployed almost simultaneously in the Battle of Passchendaele.

On Saturday 19 August all Scottish and South African casualties will be officially commemorated at the Scottish monument at Frezenberg, Zonnebeke. In 2007 this monument was inaugurated in the presence of 1,200 people.