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         28th Glasgow BBlatterly met at Calton New Parish Church

 

          
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TIMELINE
28th Glasgow
Company, the Boys Brigade was formed 17 May 1886 and was attached to Free
Anderson Church, University Avenue

*In session 1901-1902 the company's church changed to Hillhead UF Church, University Avenue

*In session 1928-1929 the company's church changed to Gilmorehill Church, University Avenue
*In session 1942-1944 the company closed
*In session 1945-1946 the company re-started in Gilmorehill Church, University Avenue
*In session 1951-1959 the company closed
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*In Session 1961-1962 the number was re-allocated 28th Glasgow BB attached to
Calton and  St.Luke Parish Churches

*In session 1964-1965 the company's church changed to Calton New Parish Church
*In session 1978-1979 the company closed

 

Church : St.Lukes, Calton New Parish Church, Bain Square, Calton, Glasgow
       

 

             

Feb 2013, Email, ex BB Captain of 28th BB, George Carnochan, Scotland                  george51.carnochan@hotmail.co.uk
Just found out about GlescaPals. I was a member of Calton New Parish and was brought up through Calton New Parish Church from childhood to adulthood. You will probably remember the 28th BB which I became Captain of after Bobby Anderson gave it up. We had brilliant Summer holidays and weekends to St Cyrus. I am still in touch with some of the officers including Kerr Reid.
A year past last July we had an Officers reunion with our wives to St Cyrus and visited the old camp site down the Beach. Took some nostalgic photographs and still have some from our summer camps many years ago now.
Remember you from the 219th BB who were our fellow BB Company in the Church. Do you remember the 177th from the Gallowgate, Bill Owens was the Captain. Happy days

Great to hear from you George!  Regards, Webmaister.


 

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