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82 years of services

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 23 May 2014 @ 12:18

HE was 11 years old when he first joined the choir of St Andrew's Episcopal Church, in St Andrews, Fife, in St Andrews diocese. That was 82 years ago, which means that Melville Reid became a choirboy in the far-off days of 1932, and hung up his robes for the last time only on Easter Day this year.

The sole break in that time was the six-year interval when he served as a medical orderly with the Royal Army Medical Corps, during the Second World War. Otherwise, he ...

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