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Prince Albert Pipe Band

The information on the Prince Albert Pipe Band was provided by Stan Dunville, husband of the late Nellie [Forrest] Dunville, who was a member of the pipe band, and also the daughter of noted Prince Albert piper James Forrest. Our thanks also to the Prince Albert Historical Society for their assistance in providing correspondence, photographs and information.


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The Prince Albert Pipe Band playing at the fair in 1909. Note the size of the snare drums!


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The Prince Albert Pipe Band at City Hall, sometime after 1930.

David Roger Forrest Burns Night

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Jim Forrest and his brother Sammy, taken in 1916.

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Jim Forrest and Bert Fowlie, 1924.


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Taken at Mankota, 1929.

[L-R] Pete Leslie, Jack Hunter, Bill (the blacksmith from Hazenmore), Jim Forrest (bass drum), Sandy Robinson, Jack Robinson and Alex Hamilton.

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Jim Forrest as Drum-Major for thr C.W.A.C. Pipe Band in Prince Albert. 1940s.


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Prince Albert Pipe Band, 1980s. P-M Dave Monette. SAB FINAL LOGO CMYK 500 saskculturelogoc SKLotteries logo HOR 500