5/7th Gordon Highlanders Receiving Battalion Drum
16th June 1945

Below are a set of photos showing American Forces conducting a ceremony to hand over a drum of the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders which had been lost in 1940.

The first 5 photos were sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders. The set show the 5/7th Gordons on parade as part of the ceremony as well as the hand-over itself.

[Appended]

Two more photos of this ceremony have been sent to us by Howard Liddic, President of the 10th Armored Veterans Western Chapter. The first photo (sixth below) show the 10th Armored Division in formation in front of 8 tanks with the 5/7 Gordons on parade in the foreground. The second photo from Howard (seventh below) shows the reverse of that photo and provides citation confirming the location to be Munich, Germany and the date of the ceremony to be the 16th June 1945.

5 Photos from Dave Clark

5/7th Gordons Parade c.1945/46

5/7th Gordons Parade c.1945/46

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Photos showing the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade (c. 1945/46, City unknown).
Photo is part of a set sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders.
It is understand the parade was part of a ceremony to return a drum of the 5th Gordon Highlanders lost in 1940.

Credit:

Dave Clark

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5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade (c. 1945/46)

5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade

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Description:

Photos showing the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade (c. 1945/46, City unknown).
Photo is part of a set sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders.
It is understand the parade was part of a ceremony to return a drum of the 5th Gordon Highlanders lost in 1940.

Credit:

Dave Clark

Tags:

1940 . 1945 . 5/7th Gordon Highlanders . Gordon Highlanders . Pipes & Drums

5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade (c. 1945/46)

5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on Parade

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Description:

Photos showing the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders on parade (c. 1945/46, City unknown).
Photo is part of a set sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders.
It is understand the parade was part of a ceremony to return a drum of the 5th Gordon Highlanders lost in 1940.

Credit:

Dave Clark

Tags:

1940 . 1945 . 5/7th Gordon Highlanders . Gordon Highlanders . Pipes & Drums

Drum of the 5/7th Gordons

American 5/7th Gordons Drum

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Photo shows a member of the American Force conducting a ceremony to hand over a drum of the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders, lost in 1940. (c. Photo 1945/46, City unknown).
Photo is part of a set sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders.
Other photos in the set show the 5/7th Gordons on parade as part of the ceremony.

Credit:

Dave Clark

Tags:

1940 . 1945 . 5/7th Gordon Highlanders . Gordon Highlanders . Pipes & Drums

Drum of the 5/7th Gordons

5/7th Gordons Drum

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Description:

Photo shows a member of the American Force handing over a drum of the 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders, lost in 1940. (c. Photo 1945/46, City unknown).
Photo is part of a set sent to us by Dave Clark who's Father was 320391 Lieutenant James Henderson Clark of 5th/7th Gordon Highlanders.
Other photos in the set show the 5/7th Gordons on parade as part of the ceremony.

Credit:

Dave Clark

Tags:

1940 . 1945 . 5/7th Gordon Highlanders . Gordon Highlanders . Pipes & Drums

Photos from Howard Liddic

5/7th Gordons & 10th Armored, Munich, 1945

5/7th Gordons Drum Ceremony

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American 10th Armored Division in formation in front of 8 tanks. 5/7th Gordon Highlanders parade in foreground. Part of the ceremony to return the 5th Gordon Highlanders' Drum, lost in 1940.

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5/7th Gordons Drum Ceremony (Reverse)

5/7th Gordons Drum Ceremony (Reverse)

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Citation stuck to the reverse of the photograph of 5/7th Gordon Highlanders and 10th Armored Division during the ceremony to return lost 5th Gordon Highlanders' Drum.

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