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Carrbridge 7 Kirkwall B.B. camp 1955
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Carrbridge 7 Kirkwall B.B. camp 1955

Inspection day at the camp. All names left to right :-
David Walker,Robert Scott,David Partner,Alistair Burges,Magnus Shearer,Ronald Muir,Ian Tulloch,William Hercus,Colin Wooldrage,Arthur Johnson,and Cecil Sinclair (busy combing his hair)(Nice one Cecil)

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Kirkwall BB camp at Carrbridge, 1955
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The photo is starting at tent 1. i/c was Dave Walker and we won the best tent award for the camp on last inspection day. Tent members comprised first five names under photo
Added by David Partner on 06 May 2011
Spot on David.
When I see the "Boxed Blankets" it takes me back to National Service days,and "Maks me shudder".
Best regards to you.
Added by Peter Burges on 06 May 2011
I always thought that ex BB National Servicemen start with an advantage. They knew all about inspections, the elements of company and squad drill, team work, and of course the "blanket box" - a skill once learned, never forgotten, not that I do it every day.
Added by Sandy on 08 May 2011
Hi Peter. Story of that last inspection day. While we were all at breakfast "wur" cooks let down the tents. There was a mad rush from Mess tent before officers could stop us. Least they did not manage to stop Robert Scott and self from getting off and fixing our tent - one of the few to be still ready in time for inspection. We were the champs.



Added by David Partner on 10 May 2011
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