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TITLE
The Freedom of Dingwall conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders, 1954
EXTERNAL ID
PAN_13_84
PLACENAME
Dingwall
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Dingwall
DATE OF IMAGE
1954
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
20405
KEYWORDS
provosts
Dingwall
Sandy Macrae
Seaforth Highlanders
The Freedom of Dingwall conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders, 1954

On 15 May 1954 the Freedom of the Royal Burgh of Dingwall was conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders. The ceremony took place in the Jubilee Park, Dingwall, in brilliant sunshine, before a large gathering of spectators. The Regiment was represented by the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who paraded the Colours and two Companies; and also by a Contingent of recruits from the Regimental Depot, Fort George, a Contingent from the 11th (Territorial) Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, a Contingent from the Army Cadet Force Companies, and by a Contingent of 90 Old Soldiers. The Massed Pipes and Drums of the 1st and 11th Battalions and the Regimental Depot, and the Regimental Band, provided the music. The photograph shows the Provost of Dingwall, Provost Sandy Macrae BEM, inspecting the parade accompanied by the Colonel of the Regiment, Major General Sir John E Laurie, Bt, CBE, DSO.

(This information was kindly supplied by the Regimental Museum of The Highlanders, Fort George).


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The Freedom of Dingwall conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders, 1954

ROSS: Dingwall

1950s

provosts; Dingwall; Sandy Macrae; Seaforth Highlanders

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

On 15 May 1954 the Freedom of the Royal Burgh of Dingwall was conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders. The ceremony took place in the Jubilee Park, Dingwall, in brilliant sunshine, before a large gathering of spectators. The Regiment was represented by the 1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, who paraded the Colours and two Companies; and also by a Contingent of recruits from the Regimental Depot, Fort George, a Contingent from the 11th (Territorial) Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, a Contingent from the Army Cadet Force Companies, and by a Contingent of 90 Old Soldiers. The Massed Pipes and Drums of the 1st and 11th Battalions and the Regimental Depot, and the Regimental Band, provided the music. The photograph shows the Provost of Dingwall, Provost Sandy Macrae BEM, inspecting the parade accompanied by the Colonel of the Regiment, Major General Sir John E Laurie, Bt, CBE, DSO. <br /> <br /> (This information was kindly supplied by the Regimental Museum of The Highlanders, Fort George). <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.