Navy flag trib­ute

Lennox Herald - - NEWS -

West Dun­bar­ton­shire Coun­cil joined hun­dreds of lo­cal au­thor­i­ties to hon­our Mer­chant Navy per­son­nel past and present by fly­ing the Red En­sign Flag.

ProvostWil­liam Hen­drie raised the flag at 10am on Fri­day at the coun­cil of­fices at Gar­shake, Dum­bar­ton, to of­fi­cially mark Mer­chant Navy Day and show his sup­port for sailors in the UK.

Mem­bers of the public joined Provost Hen­drie, Gill Aitken­head Vice Lord Lieu­tenant, Owen Say­ers Deputy Lieu­tenant, Com­man­der Ge­orgeTroup BEM, mem­bers of the Sea Cadets, coun­cil­lors and of­fi­cers from the coun­cil to show their ap­pre­ci­a­tion to all serv­ing per­son­nel in­West Dun­bar­ton­shire and across the UK.

The flag, which has rep­re­sented the navy since 1707, will fly at the Gar­shake Road of­fices in Dum­bar­ton for one week.

Re­mem­brance The rais­ing of the flag at Gar­shake

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