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TITLE
The Freedom of Dingwall conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders, 1954
EXTERNAL ID
PAN_13_88
PLACENAME
Dingwall
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Dingwall
DATE OF IMAGE
1954
PERIOD
1950s
CREATOR
J Nairn
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
20407
KEYWORDS
provosts
Seaforth Highlanders
Sandy Macrae
Dingwall
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
The Freedom of Dingwall conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders, 1954

The photograph shows the Ceremony as the Freedom of Dingwall is conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders by the Provost of Dingwall, Provost Sandy Macrae BEM, at the Jubilee Park, Dingwall on 15th May 1954. Major General Sir John E Laurie, Bt, CBE, DSO, Colonel of the Seaforth Highlanders, has just accepted the Scroll and is replying to the Provost's address. The Parade then exercised the Freedom by marching through Dingwall with Bayonets Fixed and Colours Flying, preceded by the massed Pipes and Drums of the Regiment. Provost Macrae took the Salute at The Town Hall. At 6 pm, the Pipes and Drums and the Regimental Band Beat Retreat in Victoria Park, Dingwall.

(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; Seaforth Highlanders; Sandy Macrae; Dingwall; Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Jimmy Nairn & Son

The photograph shows the Ceremony as the Freedom of Dingwall is conferred on the Seaforth Highlanders by the Provost of Dingwall, Provost Sandy Macrae BEM, at the Jubilee Park, Dingwall on 15th May 1954. Major General Sir John E Laurie, Bt, CBE, DSO, Colonel of the Seaforth Highlanders, has just accepted the Scroll and is replying to the Provost's address. The Parade then exercised the Freedom by marching through Dingwall with Bayonets Fixed and Colours Flying, preceded by the massed Pipes and Drums of the Regiment. Provost Macrae took the Salute at The Town Hall. At 6 pm, the Pipes and Drums and the Regimental Band Beat Retreat in Victoria Park, Dingwall. <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.