First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will join Royalty at Battle of Loos commemorations in Dundee this weekend.
Hundreds of people are expected to flock to the city to witness events featuring The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay as they pay homage to the 7000 Scots who lost their lives during the bloody battle.
Dundee is host to the national commemorations due to the toll the battle took on the city.
Saturday’s events begin with a memorial service in City Square.
Organisers say the event will be one to savour with the square being transformed into a “cathedral.”
The memorial will be preceded by a military parade with 250 serving soldiers and 300 veterans taking part.
While visitors will be able to take in the experience on large screens displayed on High Street, there are only a limited number of tickets available to members of the public.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: “The weekend of national commemorations will be a fitting tribute to those that fought, those that died and those that were left at home.”
Lord Provost Bob Duncan said: “The terrible losses, particularly among local Black Watch battalions, had a profound effect on the city.
“This weekend presents an opportunity to remember their heroic sacrifice and to honour their memory.”
Members of the public wishing to attend the service in City Square should call 01382 434216 for details.
TV star Lorraine Kelly has spoken of her delight about being invited to take part in Dundee’s Battle of Loos commemorations the night before.
Remembering Loos, organised by Great War Dundee will include poetry, readings, song and orchestral music.
She said: “I think it is really important that we are marking the occasion on such a scale and I’m looking forward sharing a memorable evening with everyone who can make it along.”
Lorraine will be joined by a host of personalities and musicians such as Game of Thrones actor Daniel Portman and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra on Friday in the Caird Hall.
It will begin with a screening of the lighting of the war memorial beacon on the Law earlier in the day.