From 31 July 1917 until 20 August 1917, three of the four major Scottish units, the 9th Division, including the 1st (and only) South African Brigade, the 15th and 51st Division, were deployed almost simultaneously in the Battle of Passchendaele.
On Saturday 19 August all Scottish and South African casualties will be officially commemorated at the Scottish monument at Frezenberg, Zonnebeke. The ceremony starts at 3.30 p.m. and ends at 4.30 p.m.
In 2007 the Scottish monument was inaugurated in the presence of 1,200 people.
Scottish monument on the Frezenberg