We Shall Keep the Faith

Oh! you who sleep in Flanders Fields,
Sleep sweet - to rise anew!
We caught the torch you threw
And holding high, we keep the Faith
With All who died.

We cherish, too, the poppy red
That grows on fields where valour led;
It seems to signal to the skies
That blood of heroes never dies,
But lends a lustre to the red
Of the flower that blooms above the dead
In Flanders Fields.

And now the Torch and Poppy Red
We wear in honour of our dead.
Fear not that ye have died for naught;
We'll teach the lesson that ye wrought
In Flanders Fields.

Moina Michael, Nov 1918

 

 

 

 


A
BERDEEN YMCA's
war service during World War 2, in the city, was quite significant.  Detailed here will be some of the highlights of Aberdeen YMCA's work during WW2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aberdeen YMCA, 52 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1RP, Scotland (UK)
tel:   +44 (0)1224 643291
fax:  +44 (0)1224 643292
e-mail: [email protected]

Aberdeen YMCA Charity Shop, 55 Skene Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QD
tel:   +44 (0)1224 379980
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