The lead up to the presentation

The lead up to the presentation:

We had a twin celebration of the unveiling of the memorial stone to Dr. John Rae in Westminster Abbey.
One in Kirkwall and the other in Westminster.
Here are some pictures of the service in Kirkwall at John Rae's grave in St. Magnus Cathedral.


Colin Bullen and Davie Reid Cleaning John Rae's headstone & Jean Craigie laying the wreath
cleaning the grave layingwreath

Tom Muir offering his words & the grave itself
TomMuir TheGrave
June Freeth and Hazel Wrigley during the service in Kirkwall cathedral & John Rae’s Monument with Flowers.
JuneFreeth RaeMonument
Janette Park speaking at Kirkwall  Council Reception with a Westminster Background.
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John Rae

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