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Mines' Rescue Brigade

Mines' Rescue Brigade

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Date From

1910

A mines rescue team, with an instructor and manager, and their equipment and breathing apparatus. Men are: R.Bowie (manager), James Finnie, Robert Gray, Michael McCormick (instructor), James McMurdo, J. Judge (captain), William Anderson -
Michael McCormick came to Gilmilnscroft around 1910. The pit was abandoned in 1916. The Gray in this photograph is probably Robert Gray, aged 27, killed at Highhouse Colliery in December 1918.

Date To

1916

Theme

Industry

Subtheme 1

Mining

Subtheme 2

Coal

Subtheme 3

Rescue

Place

Gilmilnscroft

Parish

Sorn

Format

Photo

Resource Type

Black & White Print

Source

Baird Institute

Reference

E116

Relate Image Reference

Creator

J Cook, Kilmarnock

Commissioned by

n/k

Copyright Holder

©copyright East Ayrshire Libraries

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