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The Invergordon Archive

Wartime wedding
The Invergordon Archive
Wartime wedding

Bill and Elma Leslie, who were married in October 1943, when Bill returned from serving in the Middle East. The service was held in Inverness and the Reception in the Caledonian Hotel.
Picture added on 17 April 2004
Comments:
The Leslies ran the paper shop on the High Street for many years (next to George the hairdressers). I think Mrs Leslie was the daughter of Mr George. Mr Leslie was a bit of a smoothie - think Leslie Phillips - ding dong....
Added by Bill Geddes on 24 December 2004
Elma Leslie died 2 weeks ago at the age of 85. She lived in Inverness for several years and was very active. She was interested in this site but had no access to a PC.
Added by Catherine Mackenzie(nee Clark) on 22 January 2007
Sad to hear of Elma's death. She and Bill and her parents were such a big part of Invergordon. The hairdresser's was always so busy and she always looked so immaculate.
Added by Rosalie Graham now Samaroo on 30 January 2007
Hi Rosalie.
Yes Elma was always elegantly dressed. I last saw her at the beginning of December. She loved to hear about all the comments on this site. I printed out some of the old photos for her.
Added by Catherine Mackenzie(nee Clark) on 31 January 2007
Very sorry to her of Elma's death; they were a lovely couple - both very smart, Bill in his newsagents/fancy goods and Elma in the hairdressers.
Added by Liz Adam (Askew) on 02 March 2008
Thank you for these beautiful words, my father always remembered them. I have his name in honor of them.
Added by Elma Arnal on 20 September 2018
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