Camp­bel­town

The Oban Times - - Districts -

TWO HIS­TORY pupils from Camp­bel­town Gram­mar School took part in a once-in-a-life­time trip to France to com­mem­o­rate the cen­te­nary of the Bat­tle of Ar­ras.

Or­gan­ised by WW100 Scot­land, S3 stu­dents Ab­dul­lah Ab­dulka­reem and Ruairidh Wal­lace were among 72 pupils rep­re­sent­ing each lo­cal au­thor­ity in Scot­land.

The Scot­tish pupils were joined by French and Cana­dian stu­dents at a me­mo­rial ser­vice at the Faubourg d’Amiens Com­mon­wealth War Graves Ceme­tery in Ar­ras on Sun­day April 9.

They laid a wreath on be­half of the na­tions that fought to­gether and placed poppy crosses on graves.

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