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Alltcailleach Forest staff retirement circa 1980
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No: 4282   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1980
Alltcailleach Forest staff retirement circa 1980

The great image is courtesy of Dave Stewart, Dufftown, from a collection belonging to his father George Stewart.

Dave comments:
This is a presentation and Long Service award at Alltcailleach Forest , Deeside, for William Illingworth and I think his retiral at the same time.

Taken at the door of the Alltcailleach Forestry Office, which was an old British Timber House.

Some of the people can be named as follows:

1. Heb Thomson (Information from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
2. Stewart Cameron (Information from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
3. Duncan Anderson
4. Gordon Thomson (Information from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
5. Frank Thomson (Information from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
6. George Cassie – Ganger
7. Mary Rattray - Clerk (Correction from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
8. Jimmy Meldrum (Information from Alistair Cassie in Comments below)
9. Willie Illingworth
10. Ernest Richards – North East Scotland Conservator
11. George Stewart- Head Forester
12. ?
13. Sandy Cram District Officer (may have been in acquisitions at the time but was in charge of this district around 1975)



Any more names would be very welcome and also stories of work in the Alltcailleach Forest. Check out the larger image via the little symbol bottom right of picture.
Picture added on 22 October 2018 at 19:36
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Names 1 Heb Thomson 2 Stewart Cameron4 Gordon Thomson 7 Mary Rattray(correction) is 5 Frank ThomsonJ 8 Jimmy Meldum

Added by Alistair Cassie on 27 October 2018.
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