Frame Black and white photographic print of
Major G.H. Willcocks MBE, MVO, ARCM, psm.
Major Willcocks was a military musician. Starting as a cornet player in the Band of the 4th Battalion Royal Fusiliers and later after the Band of the 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers. He was Director of Music to H.M. Irish Guards during the WW2 period, 1938 to 1948. In retiring from the army he became involved in the Brass Band movement and was Professional conductor for Black Dyke Band from 1957 -61, where he led them to win the Open in 1957 and the Nationals in 1959 and 1961.

Category: Photographic Print
Dimensions: print, 360 mm x 490 mm. Frame outside measurements, 430 mm x 560 mm
Materials: Black painted wood frame with glass, black and white photographic paper.
Date of Production: 1961 ( estimated)
Ownership: Part of Black Dyke Collection 2016
Condition of Item: Good
Location: On Display, hung on Band room wall
Artefact ID: BD2016-029
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