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Loftus Homing Society Presentation Evening (1949)

Loftus Homing Society Presentation Evening (1949)

Loftus Homing Society at their annual presentation evening in 1949, held in the Angel Inn, Loftus Market Place. The buffalo horns in the rear of the image were displayed as the Angel was used by the Buffs. It was called The Jack Cornwell Lodge after the 16 year old naval seaman who won Victoria Cross, he died as a result of wounds received at the Battle of Jutland May 1916.

Back row (L to R): ??, Shuller Wilson, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ?? , Rob Yeoman, ??, Jack (Lem) Grey.

Middle row (L to R): ??, Jack Hume, ??, ??, ??, William (Bill) Cook, ??, ??, ??.

Front Row, seated (L to R): ??, George Berry, ??, ??.

Sandra Gibson advises: ”Second from left; I think it is George Berry from Liverton Mines.”

Image courtesy of Stephen Steyert, with information from Marie Dixon (nee Cook) and Eric Johnson, also thanks to Sandra Gibson for the update.

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