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Catriona Gilles receiving her BEM - 1992
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Catriona Gilles receiving her BEM - 1992

Catriona Gilles, postmistress being presented with her British Empire Medal in 1992 by the Lord Lieutenant of Ross & Cromarty.
Picture added on 03 December 2004 at 15:10
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........ And the lord lieutenant in question was, of course, Roderick Stirling of Fairburn, who was knighted in Raigmore Hospital in 2007 shortly before his death.
Added by Sandy Thomson on 08 February 2008
Can I just say that Catriona was also fundamentaly important for many years in the lives of the young people of Cromarty as a wonderful Sunday School Teacher - thanks Catriona
Added by Will Nicolson on 01 August 2010
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