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Unveiling of VE Memorial Wall at Glasgow Central Station

On Sunday the 8th of May, Vice Dean Andrew McFarlane attended a service at Glasgow Central Station in honour of Glasgow’s Victoria Cross recipients and laid a wreath on behalf of the City.

wreaths of poppies at the base of a memorial within Glasgow Central Station


The service included the presentation of a Peace Bench to mark the episode in the 1914-18 war when, on Christmas Day, British and German soldiers reputedly laid down their arms, albeit temporarily.

a black bench with white doves and red poppies decorating the back

Andrew then joined Sir Andrew Gregory, Controller, SSAFA to unveil the Memorial Wall on Platform 1 within Glasgow Central Station to recognise those who served their country. The event concluded with the presentation of awards to recognise the contribution of individuals to the work of SSAFA.

A plaque that gives details of when the Memorial Wall was unveiled

two military men with flags stand with Andrew on the platform at Glasgow Central Station

The event was filmed as part of the television series Inside Central Station which captures the everyday life of those who work within, and travel through the station.

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