The lead up to the presentation

17 December 2014

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.

Davie Reid and Colin Bullen Cleaning John Rae’s headstone

Jean Craigie laying the wreath

Tom Muir offering his words

The grave itself

June Freeth and Hazel Wrigley during the service in Kirkwall cathedral.
John Rae’s Monument with Flowers.

Janette Park speaking at Kirkwall  Council Reception with a Westminster Background.