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  SASKATCHEWAN PIPE BAND ASSOCIATION

St. Andrews Boys' Pipe Band, Moose Jaw -1950s & '60s

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First clipping about thr band from the Moose Jaw Times-Herald.
 MJ 1952

Moose Jaw Orange Picnic
Wild Animal Park, 1952
File at left, front to back: Dick Gibson, Bob Doul, Andy McAnsh, Everet Andrews, Ron Nicolson; || 2nd file: Reid Andrews, Jim McWilliams || Middle: D/M Bill Rohead, Bass drummer Wayne Greentree || 3rd file: Bill Spence, Bob Amiss, ? || Right: Reg. Frizzelle, Ken Cairney, George Crawford, Lyle Andrews

Comment from Dick Gibson: This pic was of the Moose Jaw St. Andrews Society Boy's Pipe Band performing at the Orangemen's picnic On July 12th. at the Moose Jaw Wild Animal Park. Acting Pipe Major was Dick Gibson. It included two pipers from the Regina Pipe Band.

 
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A postcard of the band from the 1950s.
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A parade in Moose Jaw, 1950s.
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Moose Jaw parade, 1950s.
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Moose Jaw Pipe Band
City Hall Gardens, 1953

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The St. Andrew's Boys Band
Probably the late1950s.
Photo: courtesy Dick Gibson

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HM Princess Elizabeth visits Moose Jaw in the 1950s
The St. Andrew's Boys Pipe Band is out to greet the young queen in Moose Jaw,
and piper Jim McWilliams begins his band career with a Royal performance!
Photo: courtesy Jim McWilliams

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Burns Night
The St. Andrew's Boys Pipe Band serves up haggis to the brave, 1952.
The pipers are Dick Gibson and Reg. Frizzell, with swordbearers Roland Binner and Garth Woodrow.
Ian McSporran carries the haggis.
Photo: courtesy Dick Gibson

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An early show in Moose Jaw, featuring Dick Gibson on pipes.
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The pipe band performs for the opening of "Rob Roy" at the Capitol Theatre in Moose Jaw.
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The pipe band performs for the opening of "Rob Roy" at the Capitol Theatre in Moose Jaw, 1953.

Link to movie poster

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Reid Andrews, 1953.
02 Reid Andrews with Aunt and Mother
Reid Andrews with his aunt and mother.
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Moose Jaw St. Andrews Boys' Pipe Band - 1964.
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Moose Jaw Times-Herald clipping.
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St. Andrews drumming recruits, 1965.
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Rehearsing for Fancy Drill, 1965.
 
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