Taylorton- Gov Gen Byng Visit 1925

Taylorton, Saskatchewan, Canada

Governor General Lord Byng visited Taylorton, Sept 5, 1925

Outside old Taylorton School Back- 3 Unknown, Front- L/R- Percy Prescott, Doug Haigh, Unknown, McSephany, and Archie MacQuarrie
All in their WWI Uniforms, to greet the Governor General See info below

Hilda Prescott posing with the RCMP men, outside Old Taylorton Church

Mounties outside Old Taylorton Church, I assume these were taken at the time of the Governor General's visit in 1925, so included them here.

Pictures above courtesy Ingrid Beahm's collection

Governor General Lord Byng's Visit, Sept 5, 1925,
He visited Bienfait, and Estevan, that same trip.

Note- Tipple can be seen in background. Part of Luscar Collection, Bienfait School Reunion 2005

He also visited Bienfait and Estevan on this trip

Names from Picture above-

Percy Prescott
b- Feb 24, 1890 Edge Green, Golborne Lancashire, England
d- 1958 Regina Grey Nuns Hospital, Regina SK
Buried in Bienfait Cemetery
Reg #426554, Apr 9, 1915, enlisted in Estevan in 46th Batt. CEF
Served in France, returned in 1919
Occupation- Blacksmith
Worked for Western Dominion Collieries retired in 1955
Next of kin, Father- Henry Prescott, living in Golborne, Lanc, England
Came to Canada in 1911
1920 he married Sarah King of Blackburn
Past President and Life Member of the Legion
Life Member of A.F. and A.M. Masonic Lodge, at Estevan

Archibald “Archie” MacQuarrie
b- Apr 15, 1897 in Kelburn, England
Reg # 1250319, Apr 17, 1917, enlisted in Winnipeg MB, 76 Battery
Occupation- Farmer
Mother- Jessie MacQuarrie next of kin

Doug Haigh



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