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ATC in Birsay, Dounby Harray area?

1940 The date is a guess. Can anyone tell me the names and any information on this photo. I think it is the ATC in the Birsay, Dounby, Harray area.
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Picture added on 05 February 2015 at 19:59
My Father Jim Tait is in this picture ( bottom left ), he is 88 this year and his memory is not so good but I showed him this picture and he managed to pick out some names.
Back row left to right:- ?, Stanley Newlands,?,possibly a Spence from Eastabist,?, Ian Harvey, ? ,Fred Hutchison, Jim Irvine(Cribaquoy), Johnny Hourston ( Dounby Farm), Jack Muirden.
Middle Row:- Jackie Chalmers,?,?,?,?, Willie Firth ( Dunsire- officer in charge ), John Johnston ( former driving instructer ),?, Billy Sabiston,Gordon Taylor, possibly Willie Adamson .
Bottom Row:- Jim Tait, possibly Josie Adamson,?, ? ,?, Arthur Spence (Eastabist)
Added by Carl Tait on 28 March 2015
I also posted this photo on Orkney Past & Present and this is what the folks on there came up with. Back row L to R Jim Robson, Stanley Newlands, Len Corsie, Bert Robertson, Bert Flett, Arthur Robertson, Robbie or John Kemp, Fred Hutchison, Jim Irvine, John Hourston, Jack Muirden.
Middle row Jack Chalmers, Jimmy Falconer, Dover (David) Flett, Bill Manson, Charlie Flett, Willie Firth, John Johnston, Joe Adamson, Billy Sabiston, Gordon Taylor, Jim Johnston.
Front row Jim Tait, Willie Adamson, Jimmy Ainsley, Jim Sinclair, Sandy MacKenzie, John Spence

[Thanks for posting here Cathleen - Steven]
Added by Cathleen Spence on 08 April 2015
Middle row 3rd from the left is my father. David (Dover) Flett
Added by Morag Mackenzie on 28 November 2015
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