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Melvin MacLean – Section 6

This section contains one WW2 era photo showing two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders pipe band in a tent.

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Two Pipe Band Members

Cape Breton Highlanders

Connaught Ranges, Ontario

Circa Summer, 1941

This is an informal photograph by a government photographer showing two members of the Cape Breton Highlanders pipe band in their tent, getting ready for a parade. Standing is Drummer Melvin MacLean from Sydney Mines, NS. Seated is Piper George Sutherland from Soldiers Cove, NS. By the end of the war, George Sutherland was pipe major of the band.

Photographer:  Unknown
Ref. Number:  0-2 (1-9.2)
Image Information:  Received as electronic file
Source:  Canadian Department of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada PA-180303
 

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