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Benmore Students on the playing field
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No: 3688   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1959
Benmore Students on the playing field

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 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 photo is of myself and Bob Cuthbertson (I think we spoiled what would have been a lovely photo of Benmore House in the background with rhodies in bloom).

This was taken when we played a hockey match against the girls from Dunoon Grammar School following a challenge from them. Those were the days prior to arrival of US sailors and Benmore students were very popular with the local girls and any excuse was used for a get-together.’

It appears that to be a small but diverse group of spectators as men, women and some children can be seen but no girls!

Can any of the other players on the field be named?
Picture added on 12 May 2017 at 09:13
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