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Marwick Head

Marwick Head in the parish of Sandwick on Orkney’s Mainland is an RSPB Reserve centred around a spectacular vertical sea-cliff. It is also home to the Kitchener Memorial, a stone tower erected after World War 1 to commemorate Minister of War, Field Marshall Lord Kitchener of Khartoum who died on 5th June 1916. He was on board HMS Hampshire bound for Russia when it struck a German mine off Marwick Head and sank with very few survivors.

© Mark Simms Photography (2013)

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