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Ex Serviceman on parade
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Ex Serviceman on parade

Monochrome group photograph of a group of ex-servicemen possibly taken at an annual Remembrance Day service.
Picture added on 06 October 2010
Comments:
Donald William Murray 2nd from left, Grandfather of Donal, Iain, Richard and David Taylor

(Many thanks for your identification, your Grandfather's name will be added on to the Museum Catalogue entry - Administrator)
Added by David Taylor on 13 November 2010
Is this really 1919? Not 1949? - the date range given on the Museum Catalogue entry is from 1919 to 1935 so the photo may well be much later in date - Administrator
Added by David Taylor on 13 November 2010
The tall gentleman is my grandfather Donald Murray and my mother says it is not 1919 probably in the 1930's. He would have been 24 in 1919 and we do not believe that particular date.
(Thank you for your comment, we will amend the date accordingly - Administrator)
Added by Richard Taylor on 16 November 2010
Next to the man identified as Mr Murray is Murdo McPherson and Davy Duff and Charlie McHardy in the rear rank
Added by Dan Murray on 17 November 2010
Could this be taken at the Military Funeral of George Murray MM,C de G.August 1929 ?
Added by Ian Mackay on 15 January 2015
I agree with the date being in the 1940s (the ex servicemen of WWI look to be into their 50s) and it being at least in the late Autumn (note the fallen leaves) and likely the Remembrance Day service. Murdo McPherson was a friend of Walter Matheson and was with him at their training camp in Rippon, Yorkshire in April 1916 prior to their move to Flanders that year. - Many thanks for your comment. Administrator.
Added by Masis on 29 July 2019
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