This is our second recent wedding photo being featured in "Who, When and Where".  It shouldn't be too difficult to figure out what sport most of those in attendance played at the time, but can you name the bride and groom, those in attendance, where was the venue,  and narrow down the date when it was taken?

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#7 Terry Bawden 2017-06-13 06:46
The chap on Dave Parson's left is Tom O'Sullivan and as has been said, the one in the waistcoat fourth from the left in the back row is Jack Rouse
#6 Terry 2017-06-08 16:02
Well in reality it was not a " rugby" event.
He was an avid tennis player and a cricketer.
I first met him on the old tennis courts where the police field is in all those stooped casurina trees playing with Arthur 'Whistler' Rose; mamdah doze days?

Editors note - Although it was obviously not a rugby event, most of those present were involved with rugby, I think Parse was John's Sgt at the time. Don't recall John playing tennis or cricket. He and Barry may have been on the same Watch.
#5 Terry 2017-06-08 10:53
Yes I do think that is a young Barry Smith.

Editors note - I checked Barry's file and see that he arrived in Bermuda just a few months before John Rawson's wedding so I'm sure it's him, but I don;t recall Barry having any connection with rugby!
#4 Terry 2017-06-07 11:54
Jeff Payne top left, Dave Lunn left of the Groom, Tom O'Sullivan behind "Parse" on right and Alex Forbes left of George Hammond.

Editors note - Spot on Terry. Do you think that it is Barry Smith behind Willie McCracken who is just left of Dave Parsons?
#3 mike cherry 2017-06-07 09:22
Roger, Behind Willie mcCracken, but I was not sure and I do not know Barry Smith. Mike
#2 mike cherry 2017-06-06 22:24
Rugby as John Rawson is the groom and Andy Heggie appears to be the best man. The only guy in uniform is Dave Parsons and behind him John Logan, Andy Dryburgh, George Hammond, Ian Scotland, Alex Forbes, Mike Keyes (BAA), Davy Jones, Harry Ramsey, Willie McCracken. No idea of date, but locations looks like PRC,
Mike Cherry

Editors note - Many thanks Mike. I'm not sure about Ian Scotland. Can you confirm where he is on the photo? Also I bleieve the guy behind Will McCracken is Barry Smoth who joined the Force just a few months before the wedding but was not involved with rugby.
#1 Terry 2017-06-06 11:52
Jack Rouse and that damn vescot.
Only one got to live in Tuckers Town.
Some crew there.

Editors note - They may not all live in Tucker's Town but quite a few have done very well over the years. Sad to see Barry Smith in there who tragically left us all too soon. He had only been on Island for a few months when this photo was taken.

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