One O'Clock Gun

Personalities behind The One o'clock Gun

Staff Sgt. Tam McKay M.B.E.

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Staff Sergeant Tam McKay M.B.E. was Edinburgh Castle's longest serving District Gunner. A colourful character, popular wth the press, Tam the Gun was The One o'clock Gun Association's first chairman. Photograph courtesy of John Thomson.
 
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Tam with 25 pounder. Photographs courtesy of John Dallas M.A.
 
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