Lancashire Evening Post 06 February 1919:-
THE BOY SCOUTS’ ASSOCIATION, IMPERIAL HEADQUARTERS.
DEMOBILISATION OF THE BOY SCOUT COAST-WATCHING SERVICE.
A PARADE of SCOUTS from all parts of the County of Lancaster will be held in the GUILD HALL, PRESTON, presided over by the MAYOR, on SATURDAY NEXT, 8 February, at 3.30 p.m.
Business: To hear read, at 4.00 p.m., by a Naval Officer sent down for the purpose:
A MESSAGE from the KING to the Scouts who have been on coast-watching service, now demobilised; also
MESSAGES from the Admiral Commanding Coast Guard and Reserves, the Secretary to the Admiralty, from Admiral BEATTY, and from the Chief Scout.
Rovers, Scouts, Wolf Cubs, and Sea Scouts are invited, especially those within easy reach of Preston.
Scoutmasters and Scouts are requested to make the parade widely known, and especially to inform Boys who have at any time during the War served as Coast-watchers.
The Centre of the Hall will be reserved for Scouts; the rest will be open to the public.
(Signed) R. A. McNAB,
Coast-Watching Commissioner, Lancashire