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Veteran, 100, forced to work on Burmese railway shares memories ahead of VJ Day

AN 100-year-old veteran who was captured by Japanese forces and forced to work on the construction of the infamous Burma railway has spoken of...

Commonwealth vetran looks back on VJ day

As the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan Day – or VJ Day as it is better known – approaches, the immense contribution made by...

Poppyscotland secures Census question for Armed Forces community

Services for the Armed Forces community are set to be transformed thanks to a major campaign victory for Poppyscotland. Proposals by the charity passed the...

Scotland glows red for Scottish poppy appeal

More than 120 Scottish landmarks will be glowing red in support of the Scottish Poppy Appeal this weekend – with more and more joining...

Ex-servicemen hope to raise money by driving across volcanoes

TWO Edinburgh ex-Servicemen have launched a challenge to raise as much money as possible for Poppyscotland - by driving across volcanoes. Operation RagnaroK will involve...

Almost half of ill or injured vets do not have a job, reveals Poppyscotland

MORE must be done to get disabled and vulnerable armed forces veterans into work, according to Poppyscotland. A new report reveals that gaps in service...

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