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Photo (from 31 of 58)

So here is granddad Dunbar again. Even though he had a lifelong taste for drink he ended up Pipe Major of the Royal Scots. He’d seen the whole of WW1 out and survived. After that he joined the Corps of … Continue reading

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Album 1 photo (from 23 of 58)

So here is granddad Dunbar with my aunty Miri. Its 1923 so granddad is 45 years old.  Don’t you just love the style. There is nothing casual about him is there!

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Album 1 (25, 26, 27 and 28 of 58)

More pages from my late parents’ photo albums. Mum must have got these images from one of her sisters and then scanned them in as I don’t have any originals.

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Album 1 Photo from 22 of 58

Here is granddad Dunbar at Crown Hill Barracks Plymouth about 1913. He is the man holding the Battalion colours in the rear rank. The reverse of the image. What is interesting about this photo is the difference in granddad’s apparent … Continue reading

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Album 1 (22, 23 and 24 of 58)

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Album 1 (18, 19, 20 and 21 of 58)

More photos of dad in Malaya with the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. The last few photos of dad in Malaya and then some snaps of Ceylon taken when the boat docked on the way back to England. The album then … Continue reading

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