Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | November 4, 2017

SD & G Pipe Band in War time concert.

The caption on this photograph from the “Standard-Freeholder” collection in the archives at the Cornwall Community Museum reads:

SD & G Pipe Band in War Time Concert.

In the 1940s the SD & G Pipe Band was helping out the war effort with bond drives, parades and recruiting.  Front Row from left:  Peter MacInnis, Eddie Heard, Boyd Mulhern, Mr. Stevenson, Douglas Ballantine, Douglas MacMillan.  Centre Row, William Shane, Eddie Baker, and at ring, in battle dress, unknown.  Back Row, Austin Cameron, Howard MacGillivray, Bert Sutherland, Pipe Major George Montgomery, Art Bonhomme, Lawrence Thomas, Des Price.  It was the early days of CKSF and the band was taking part in programs of the war time years.

Throughout the month of November the Museum will be hosting a Remembrance Month exhibit.  The Museum is open 11 am to 4 pm, Wed. to Sun.  Admission is free.

Info.  613 936-0280

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