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Benmore Forester Training School students - c1959
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No: 3682   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1959
Benmore Forester Training School students - c1959

This one of a set of images from photocopier scans and is courtesy of the staff at Glenbranter Forest Office.

Little was known of the details of the people apart from a couple of names written on one of the images but one former student Bob Boyd has been tracked down to Northern Ireland and has provided the following information:

‘This photograph titled "Loch Eck" is all students of the 1958 intake.
Back row from left;
1. Ben Seniscal (sitting on gate)
2. Andy Orr
3. Fred Carty.
4. Maurice Clements.
Middle row;
5. Bill Mason.
6. Walter McCloskey.
7. Bob Cuthbertson
8. Bob Boyd
Front row;
9. Brian Pedder.
10. Ian Reid.

These photos are most likely to have been taken by Bill Mason although Ben Seniscal did have a camera and also took photos.’

The trainee foresters are obviously out on a work exercise but little indicate what they were doing. Can anyone identify the location on Loch Eck side?
Picture added on 09 May 2017 at 08:12
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The picture was taken at the bottom of Loch Eck on the west side of the loch. (56°02'19.5"N 4°59'14.1"W approx)

Added by Andy MacNicol on 09 May 2017.
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