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Handcross Band 1908
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Handcross Band 1908

The Handcross Band have smart new uniforms in this picture of 1908, and for several years around this time the band was named the Handcross Prize Band. Perhaps they were successful in the previous year’s competition. See picture #1238.
From the left, back row: 1 Percy Saunders, 2 Eric ?, 3 Unknown, 4 Sid Weller or Mr Marchant, 5 Tommy Sjoquist, 6 W. Arnold?, 7 Harry Ireland.
Middle row: 1 Ernest Marchant, 2 Mr Chinery, 3 Unknown, 4 Frank Burtenshaw, 5 George Elliott, 6 Eric Lingley, 7 Unknown, 8 Harry Nailor.
Front row: 1 Bert Constable, 2 Unknown, 3 Mr Sjoquist, 4 Mr Burtenshaw, 5 B. Botting, 6 Oscar Sjoquist, 7 Bill Elliott.
Picture added on 30 August 2014 at 15:58
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Handcross Band and Handcross Orchestra
Comments:
Charles Oscar Sjoquist was my great-grandfather and was the organizer (Can) and band leader.
Added by David Lowry (Canada) on 15 January 2016
After further research I have included the following names:
The Handcross Band have smart new uniforms in this picture of 1908, and for several years around this time the band was named the Handcross Prize Band. Perhaps they were successful in the previous year’s competition.
From the left, back row: 1 Percy Saunders, 2 Charles Eric Sjoquist, 3 James Erskine Sjoquist, 4 Sid Weller or Mr Marchant, 5 Aubrey Edgar (Tommy) Sjoquist, 6 W. Arnold?, 7 Harry Ireland.
Middle row: 1 Ernest Marchant, 2 Mr Chinery, 3 Unknown, 4 Frank Burtenshaw, 5 George Elliott, 6 Eric Lingley, 7 Unknown, 8 Harry Nailor.
Front row: 1 Bert Constable, 2 Unknown, 3 Charles Oscar Sjoquist, 4 Mr Burtenshaw, 5 B. Botting, 6 Oscar Wilfred Sjoquist, 7 Bill Elliott.

Added by David Lowry (Canada) on 15 January 2016
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