Colour photograph of Nick Turnbull fishing with lobster creels off Mull in around 1973, in a boat made by the father of Duncan Cameron, Scarinish.
Colour photograph of Nick Turnbull in his Tiree-built boat ‘Tiree Maid’ fishing for lobsters off Mull in around 1973.
Copy of the Swiss magazine Passé Simple containing an article (in French) about RAF airman Léonard Revilliod, one of the 16 flight crew who lost their lives in a mid-air collision over Island House in 1944. Léonard was the grandson of the first President of Czechoslovakia, and served with 518 Squadron based on Tiree. Written by Denis Dumoulin in 2020.
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Page from an unknown publication with a photograph titled ‘Major LA Clowes, Tenant of the Duke of Argyll’s shoot on the Isle of Tiree’, 1946. Major Legh Algernon Clowes (1901-1987) of Norbury Hall, near Ashbourne in Derbyshire, served in the 1st Derbyshire Yeomanary in 1933 and was the High Sheriff of Derbyshire.
Colour photograph of GPO engineer Donald Quintin Campbell’s Imperial Service Medal awarded to him for his “meritorious services”. Donald was one of Tiree’s first and longest-serving GPO engineers.
Black & white photograph of GPO engineer Donald Quintin Campbell standing at the GPO’s Test Desk in Oban in the late 1970s. Donald, or Donnie or DQ as he was known, was one of the first and longest serving telephone engineers on Tiree.
Two small card programmes listing office-bearers and activities for (1) Tiree Association session 1972-73, and (2) Comunn Gaidhlig Ghlaschu / The Gaelic Society of Glasgow session 1973-74.
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