Training Grounds – Holm Field

Holm Field, now a football pitch, was used by Norwegian soldiers based at Troqueer Mill for exercises and parades. It was here that King Haakon inspected the troops during his 1940 visit.[1]

[1] James Hutcheon, ‘When the Norwegians Came to Dumfries’, p.5 – Courtesy of Dumfries Museum

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