The photo id for this photograph is 1568, in the People album.

Taxal Scout Band

Taxal Scout Band win four trophies June 1976

Photograph added 15th May 2016

Comments

Comment 1

Left by R. S-S on the 11th June 2016

I remember Jim Longson; I think he lived up Elnor Lane.

He was in the second world war and was captured by the enemy. He wrote a book about it; I think he may have even escaped.

He had a son also called Jim; he was killed in a motorbike accident on the road to Chapel when he was very young. Perhaps 16 or 17.

I might be able to find out.

R. S-S


Comment 2

Left by Rachel on the 23rd Nov 2016

Thats my grandad


Comment 3

Left by G . Jackson on the 3rd December 2016

Jim did write a book about his exploits at Arnhem, operation Market Garden, the film 'A Bridge Too Far' was all about it. I have a signed copy of the book if anyone wants to borrow it.

For a simple page to maybe print click here

 

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