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Ist Kirkwall Company Boys Brigade 1975

Picture of 1st Kirkwall Company Boys Brigade 1975

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Picture added on 31 January 2007
Comments:
Great photo, there were obviously no barber shops in Orkney at the time? Only joking, I know it was the fashion and I'm jealous because I couldn't grow my hair long, it just grew outwards instead.
Added by Ian MacDonald on 01 February 2007
Back Row - L to R - ? Bullen, "Scooby" Bews, Mark Ridgeway, Eoin Learmonth, Roy Williamson, Michael Dunnet, Erling Flett, Timothy Wicker, John Rendall, Duncan Hill, Eric Donaldson, Donald Kirkpatrick, Errol Mackay, Alan Bews, Marcus Shearer, ? Drever.
2nd from back row - L to R - Charles Mackinnon, Brian Kynoch, Andy Cant, Robert Petrie, Peter Macdonald, Tom Flett, Keith Williamson, ? Bews, Paul Wicker, Colin Anderson, Willie Garrioch, Rodney Hume, Alan Work, Clive Miller, John Stephen, Brian Johnstone.
3rd from back row - L to R - Robbie Scott, Peter Burgess, Alister Kelday, Alister Gray, Willie Fraser, Charles Shearer, Stuart Gray, Len Henderson, Erlend Grieve, Kenny Thompson, Dave Bews, Richard Shearer, John Cameron, Angus Windwick, Arnold Calder, Graeme Hill.
Front Row L to R - ??, ??, Jim Sim, Ewan Mackay, Side Drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Tenor Drum, Side Drum, ? Moffat, ??, John Corse, Eoin Miller, ? Monkman,

Apologies for those whose names escape me at this time.
Anonymous comment added on 02 February 2007
Next to Marcus Shearer is Melvin Robertson ...I think
Added by Clive Miller on 05 February 2007
The Kirkwall BB's will be celebrating their Centenary next year (21 March 2009) and will be holding an exhibition in Tankerness House Museum. If there any old or current member with any old photos or memorabilia, and would be will to lend them to the Company for this occasion, please contact any Officer or member of the Company’s Advisory Committee. There is due to be another open day later in the summer.
Anonymous comment added on 14 May 2008
Aah those were the days! I remember this photo so well. At the time I was playing the side drum. I left a year later and moved to Dundee. Such good times in Orkney! Hello to all my friends!
Added by Paul Wicker on 09 February 2014
Clive was right. Next to Marcus was myself.
Added by Melvin Robertson on 18 March 2022
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