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Army Cadet Force - 1955
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Army Cadet Force - 1955

This photograph was taken in the back garden of 8 Garrioch Street - Kirkwall Orkney. The three cadets in the picture are as follows: L/Right: Eddie Borwick - Peter Garrioch - John Bews.
The Army Cadet Force headquarters was in Junction Road. Senior Officer: Lieutenant Swan who I believe "worked as a teacher in the Stromness Academy" Sgt Eric Steggles - senior instructor. Other cadets that I can remember were: John and Lenny Grieve "from Harray".
Happy Days
Picture added on 19 March 2008
Lt Swan was the headmaster in Stenness.
Added by William Watters on 19 March 2008
Thanks William - I was not just a 100% sure as to where Lieutenant Swan actually worked. I met him again at the School of Infantry - Warminister England - this was in 1963ish.
Added by Edward Borwick on 21 March 2008
Talk about visions off the past nice see you still exist, I was formely off 12 Garrioch Street, Stewart Walls
Added by STEWART WALLS on 22 April 2009
Ps: I was also Staff Officer up at TA Centre Kirkwall for 17 yrs, of which I have happy memories and some not so happy when things went wrong- thankfully there was not many of them.
Added by STEWART WALLS on 22 April 2009
Stewart - My daughter bought 12 Garriock St about 6 years ago - I spent 7 months renovating the inside of it before she moved in. Do you have any old photos of the area. I have found a photo of the builders in one of the books of orkney photos - in the background is No 12 built up to window sill height, which I intend to get a copy of.
Added by John Foulis on 24 April 2009
STEWART WALLS - Peters brother?
Bless my old cotton socks - I thought that you'd immigrated! lol!
My wife and I hope to be over in Orkney later on in the year (August/Sept) hopefully our paths may cross!
Added by Eddie Borwick on 27 March 2010
Anyone out there with photos from the Orkney Army Cadets camp in Rothesay. Must have been about 1961 or thereabouts.
Added by Ernie Rendall on 20 January 2011
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