Welcome to
the forums at bobdunsire.com
bobdunsire.com forums bobdunsire.com forums
You can reset your password by going here. Be sure to try your current email and any email addresses you may have had in the past.
Otherwise please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the forums. In order to help you, please provide the following info: Your Display Name from the old forum and any possible email addresses you would have used before. Without that info we cannot locate your account.


Go Back   Bob Dunsire Bagpipe Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Platinum Sponsors
Showing results 1 to 25 of 359
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: aboode
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-10-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By aboode
Military Pipe Majors born in West Lothian

Pipe Majors of Military Pipes & Drums
Born in WEST LOTHIAN

Cupples, Alexander Muir
Born 26/08/1923 Broxburn
Died 16/03/2014 Brandon MB, Canada
1946 – 1948 : Gordon Highlanders, 2nd Bn
1948 –...
Forum: In Memoriam 03-06-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Joseph K. Taylor (1930-2019)

Joseph (Joe) Kenneth TAYLOR was Pipe Major of the 1st Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders from 1968 to 1980.
Obituary: http://www.mattatallvarnerfh.com/obituaries/132243
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-06-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By aboode
Pipe Majors R.A.F. Laarbruch

Does someone have names of Pipe Majors of R.A.F. Laarbruch and when (year from-to) they were P/M? The Pipes & Drums were established early 1960s. At the moment I have the following names:
-...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By aboode
Re: photo: what bands?

The photograph has probably nothing to do with the Pipe Band(s) on the CD !
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-30-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By aboode
Re: Inverness-shire Militia Pipe Band?

For your information, I have Alexander MacLennan (1811-1896) listed as Pipe Major as follows:
1843-1854: 74th Highland Regiment
1855-1881: 76th (Highland Light Infantry) Militia
1881-1889: Queen's...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-07-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By aboode
Re: Inverness-shire Militia Pipe Band?

Paul McKillop (born 1815, died 1890) was P/M of the 76th (Highland Light Infantry) Militia around 1867; in 1881 this unit became the 2nd (Militia) Battalion of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-07-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By aboode
Re: Inverness-shire Militia Pipe Band?

I have the following information about Pipe Majors of the Inverness-shire Militia:

MacPherson, Norman 1809?
MacKay, William 1810 – 1820 (Died 1841)
Smith, William 1825? (Born 1795)
...
Forum: In Memoriam 12-11-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major David Bunyan, 1937-2018

The following was posted on facebook today by Andrew Bunyan:
It is with much sadness I would like to let you know of the death of my father Dave Bunyan, Ex Pipe Major 2nd/52nd Lowland Division Pipe...
Forum: Beer Tent 11-22-2018, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By aboode
Re: Edinburgh Tattoo’s house band looks to drum up recruits for 2019

Should it still be called the "Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo"?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-04-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By aboode
Re: QYR CoC/RSM parade

Dave, are you the Pipe Major of the Queen's York Rangers?
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-04-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By aboode
Re: Pipe Major McCutcheon

Since my earlier post I have learned that P/M Norman McCutcheon was also P/M of the 5th Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers in/around 1952 and P/M of the North Irish Brigade, Depot. Does someone know when he...
Forum: In Memoriam 09-21-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Donald Duncan McDonald, 1932-2018

The following is from the facebook page of the Saskatchewan Pipe Band Association:
It is with great sadness that we advise of the recent death of P-M Don McDonald of Saskatoon. Don learned to pipe...
Forum: In Memoriam 09-13-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Gordon John Body, 1947-2018

Gordon John Body was Pipe Major of the 1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers (1969-1973) and the Royal Australian Corps of Transport (1973-1997).
Obituary:...
Forum: In Memoriam 08-15-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Gordon Trim, 1924-2018

Gordon Trim was Pipe Major of the Highland Light Infantry of Canada (1962-1965) and the Highland Fusiliers of Canada (1965-1969 and 1973-1976).
For obituary see:...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-28-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By aboode
Re: HLI dominating Worlds

That is correct. In 1908 the 1st Vn. Bn HLI became the 5th Bn HLI and the 3rd Lanarkshire RVC became 7th Bn Cameronians.
There was a typo in my post of 26 July: It should be 277th (A&SH) Regt and...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-26-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By aboode
Re: HLI dominating Worlds

World Pipe Band Champions:
1906: Cowal: Highland Light Infantry, 1st Vn Bn P/M John McDougall Gillies
1907: Cowal: 3rd Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps P/M Edwin John MacPherson...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-07-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By aboode
Re: 1920's Postcard (clues to who's?)

It might be a photograph taken by an individual and printed as a postcard. Would it not be normal for a (commercial) postcard to have the name of the printers or publishers on the address side?
Aad
Forum: In Memoriam 07-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Gary Nicholson, 1960-2018

Gary Nicholson was Pipe Major of the 4th Royal Tank Regiment from 1988 to 1993.
See obituary in The Scotsman:...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-09-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Dunoon Home Guard

John McLellan (former P/M of the 8th A&SH) composed the tune "Dunoon Home Guard" but I understand that he has not been P/M of that unit, although he was their honorary P/M during WW2.
The unit was...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-06-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,628
Posted By aboode
Re: Army issue bagpipes?

Magsevenband,
Could you tell me the names of the A&SH Pipe Major and his father - was the father also a P/M in the Regiment?
Thanks
Aad
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-03-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,628
Posted By aboode
Re: Army Issue?

As far as the Infantry Divisions are concerned I understand that there have been Pipe Bands in the 2nd Inf. Div. (1952 P/M Edward Villarvel), 5th Inf. Div. (1950's?), 8th Inf. Div., 31st Inf. Div....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-02-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,628
Posted By aboode
Re: Army Issue?

I have the following information about Pipe Bands and their Pipe Majors in the U.S. Marine Corps:
Londonderry:
Walker, Doyle R. 1942 – 1945
(Pipes & Drums established 1942 in Londonderry,...
Forum: In Memoriam 04-16-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 810
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Dennis Rodden

Pipe Major Dennis Rodden passed away on 12 April. Obituary:https://www.kosb.co.uk/pipe-major-dennis-rodden-notification/
In the period from 1959 to 1975 he was Pipe Major of the 1st Battalion The...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 04-11-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By aboode
Home Guard Pipe Bands in England

Can anyone help me with information about Home Guard Pipe Bands in England during WW2? At the moment I have the following Battalions and their Pipe Majors:
63rd Surrey (Richmond) Battalion:
Ross,...
Forum: In Memoriam 04-02-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,208
Posted By aboode
Re: R.I.P. Gordon Webster

Obituary: https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/?action=obituaries.obit_view&CFID=03230102-5694-45ae-a2ff-25014060d972&CFTOKEN=0&o_id=4733242&fh_id=12966
Showing results 1 to 25 of 359

 
Silver Sponsor

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:52 PM.