Tain Museum Image Library

Tain Pipe Band, 1946
Tain Museum Image Library
Tain Pipe Band, 1946

This photograph of Tain Pipe Band was taken during their first outing after the war at the Victory Parade on Tain Links in June, 1946.

Back Row, L to R - Pipe Major, S Innes; Duncan Mackenzie; Kenneth Stewart; George Ross; William Morrison; Christopher Skinner; George Robertson;
Front Row, L to R - Norman Mackenzie; Alex Macdonald; Lachlan Gallie; Frank Birnie.
Picture added on 25 July 2007
Comments:
My grandfather as Provost of Tain was one of the original committee that provided all the uniforms and pipes an drums. I would love to have something from that time to give to my grandchildren who are now playing the drums and learning the chanter. Both of my sons play the pipes so we are keeping up the interest in Aberdeenshire. He was William Ross
Added by Caroline Strang Steel on 23 November 2007
I suspect that George Ross in the picture may have been my father. It is quite a low resolution image but even when pixelated while zooming in it is a striking resemblance. He died when I was 7 years old and I only have a few photos of him.

If I could get a higher resolution scan of the image to examine it further it would be greatly appreciated.


Anonymous comment added on 18 March 2011
I have just seen this photograph of the band. The piper on the far right back row is my father, George Robertson. We do not have any photos of him in the bank and I would be grateful if at all possible to have a copy of this photograph, my email is jarpottersbar@outlook.com
Thanks John Robertson
Added by John Robertson on 04 March 2017
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