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BOWMANVILLE LEGION PIPE BAND 1951 - 2011 - 60th Year

The Band of the 1960's
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Band in competing in Kingston, Ontario 1961.
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They won FIRST PRIZE, a trip to Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.

Above:
Bowmanville Legion Pipe Band under the direction of P/M Don Brooks and Jim Martin D/M are shown as they appeared in a Lion's Parade in Kingston, Ontario in 1961.
 
The Band won 1st Prize on this day against many bands. 1st Prize was an all expense paid trip to Atlantic City, NJ to lead Ontario Lions in the Lions International parade down the boardwalk in Atlantic City.
 
The Parade included bands and Lions from all over the world. Over 300 units competed in the parade. Bowmanville Legion Pipe Band placed 2nd in its class.
 
See below the band in Altantic City, 1961.
 

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Band Picture 1969

Back Row Left to Right
John Westover, Steve Oke, Derek Severn, Al Wagner, Bill Yeo, Ray Warmans, John Carter, Doug Delaney, Albert Gilbin
Middle Row:
George Kerr, Jim McDonald, Ian Fraser, Gary Cole, Kay Freethy, Howard Davey, Grant Thertell, Ron Thertell, Bill Colville
Front Row:
Ab Marvin, Don Brooks, Glenn McNeil, Glen Thertell, Jerry Taylor, Lowell McDougall, Mark Rowe, Art Brooks, Gren Waller, Bob Hilditch