Tain Museum Image Library

King George V's Coronation Day
Tain Museum Image Library
King George V's Coronation Day

This picture showing a group of Councillors (in top hats) and General Woolcoombe is taken at the corner of the High Street and St Duthus Street. Part of the Royal Hotel can be seen on the RHS. The occasion was part of the celebrations for George V's Coronation.
L to R - T Macleay, JR Strachan, T Wooley, Macdonald Whyte, Jas. Urquhart, WW Mackay, Donald Ross, Wm. Ross, Jas. Nicol, Provost Maitland, J Cormack, General Woolcoombe, WJ Macdonald.
Does anyone know anything about General Woolcoombe?
Picture added on 29 April 2004
The photo should be dated 1911 rather than 1910, as Coronation Day was 22 June 1911. Lieutenant General Sir Charles Louis Woollcombe KCB KCMG (1857–1934) was appointed General Officer Commanding the Highland Division in 1911.
Added by David Brown on 19 August 2016
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