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Can anyone identify the group and the blokes in it... possibly mid/late fifties?
The only one I recognise is my Dad, Sam Gorn, on the end, in the dark jacket.
I can see that there's an insignia badge on each person but I cant work out what it is.

[Date estimated- Steven]
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Picture added on 09 January 2020 at 14:23
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Mystery places or things or people
This could be the civil defence
Added by W.P.Drever on 18 April 2020
I think it was the Royal Observer Corps
Added by W Watters on 27 April 2020
Royal Observer Corps?
Added by Ian Hourston on 30 April 2020
Alan Windwick who worked at Nicol Spences Top Left Sammy Brown front row left.
Added by Willie Mackay on 03 May 2020
Alan Windwick on extreme left.
Added by Neil Johnstone on 09 May 2020
Looks like Tommy Tulloch 2nd from right rear row.
Added by Neil Johnstone on 12 May 2020
The man with the scarf in the back row is Norman Brass who had a shop in Main Street.
Added by W.P.Drever on 13 May 2020
I still think that this is the uniform of the civil defence corps. Sam Born is wearing the navy blue uniform and the other men are wearing the brown work overhaul uniforms except Norman Brass who has his coat on.
Added by W.P.Drever on 13 May 2020
3rd from right is Jim Mainland, Hunchaquoy, Birsay
Added by Cathleen Spence on 14 May 2020

Yes, definitely Civil Defence (The guy on the right has the usual CD badge with the area badge underneath it). Definitely not Observer Corps.
Added by Dave Wooff on 15 May 2020
The central motif of the Civil Defence badge is a lion passant. The badges above seem to have the Observers' watchman. Any keen-sighted viewer care to comment?
Added by Ian Hourston on 15 May 2020
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