VIDEO: Parade to mark Gallipoli Centenary

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A special service was held in Stornoway this morning (Saturday) to mark the Centenary of the Gallipoli landings - a First World War campaign in which many island men were lost.

A parade around the town centre was led by Lewis Pipe Band. A salute was given by Vice Lord Lieutenant of the Western Isles, Donald Martin.

Lewis Pipe Band led the parade through Stornoway.

Lewis Pipe Band led the parade through Stornoway.

Today’s event marks the end of a month-long programme to mark the Centenary. An exhibition in the Drill Hall will be open for the last time today until 4pm.