King George V's Coronation Day

King George V's Coronation Day

Year: 1911 | Included in Albums: Occasions / People

Photo Description

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?

Cat No. 93.1
Year 1911
Albums Occasions / People
Date added April 29th, 2004
Added by Tain & District Museum
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    David Brown

    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.

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