A QUEEN’S chaplain has been appointed to lead Scotland’s programme of commemorations to mark the centenary of the First World War in 2014.
Norman Drummond will chair a Scottish commemorations panel, culture secretary Fiona Hyslop announced yesterday.
Mr Drummond, 60, has served as a chaplain to the Queen in Scotland since 1993. He was also a chaplain in the Parachute Regiment and the Black Watch, and at Fettes College in Edinburgh.
He is a former BBC national governor for Scotland and a former headmaster at Loretto School in Edinburgh.
Mr Drummond oversee the programme from inception to delivery and represent Scotland on the UK’s advisory board for First World War commemorations.