Bygone Bute: 1st Rothesay Company Boys’ Brigade Bugle Band

Pictured are members of the 1st Rothesay Company Boys' Brigade Bugle Band in 1956.
Pictured are members of the 1st Rothesay Company Boys' Brigade Bugle Band in 1956.

This week’s photo comes to us from Iain Gillespie, and shows members of the 1st Rothesay Company Boys’ Brigade Bugle Band in 1956.

Pictured are, from left to right, Pte. Stewart Sweet (drummer), Pte. John Strachan (bugle), Cpl. Donald McCallum (bass drum), Cpl. Iain Gillespie (bugle), L/Cpl. George Reid (bugle), Sgt. Albert Fyfe (bugle), Pte. Tom Brown, unknown, Pte. Gordon Haig (bugle). Not pictured are L/Cpl. David Gray (leading stroke), Pte. John McLeod (tenor drum), Pte. Alex Barr Maitland (tenor drum), Pte. Robert maitland (drummer), and Pte. Allen Gillespie (bugle).