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Albert Watson receiving medal - 1960
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Albert Watson receiving medal - 1960

Albert Watson, coxswain of the Cromarty lifeboat, receiving his British Empire Medal. On his right lapel is his Lifeboat Silver Medal.
Picture added on 14 October 2003
Comments:
I travelled with Albert when the ferry went to Invergordon and back in the early sixties with my mum and dad. Dad worked at the Mains with Duncan Macpherson before moving to Muirhead farm> He did tell me the story about Albert being awarded the BEM but I can't remember what for. I believe Goodie and Abu were lifeboat men, not sure about Ali Maclean. Could somebody remind me please. John Mackenzie
Added by John Mackenzie on 29 December 2018
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