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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-15-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By aboode
Re: Piping in Spanish Regiments

El gaitero
So no bagpipes/gaitas for the Guardia Real Espana.
Thanks
Aad
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-15-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By aboode
Re: Piping in Spanish Regiments

Paul Hinson,
The Wikipedia article mentions a pipe band 'subunit' for the Guardia Real Espana, but I am not sure if that is correct. In the 'References' at the bottom of the article, no. 2 takes us...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-06-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By aboode
Piping in Spanish Regiments

Recently I found several videos on youtube of Spanish military bands with bugles and drums which also had bagpipes/gaitas. They belonged to the following regiments:
- Regimiento de Infanteria...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-29-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By aboode
Pipe Majors R.A.F. Germany

I am trying to complete my list of Pipe Majors of the Royal Air Force in Germany and have at the moment the following names:
R.A.F. Bruggen
1990? Stacey, Steve
R.A.F. Gutersloh
1972 1973...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 01-20-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By aboode
Re: Pipers in The Royal Tank Corps

Below are the Pipe Majors of the Royal Tank Regiment:

Willoughby, Jonathan 2014 – present, see 1 RTR

1st Royal Tank Regiment (1993-2014):
Hunter, R.E. 1993 – 1999
Walker, Darren...
Forum: In Memoriam 01-03-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By aboode
P/M Kenneth MacGregor MBE (1934-2019)

See obituary:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3091693997525394&set=gm.10157722561494192&type=3&fref=mentions
Forum: Industry News 12-18-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By aboode
Pipe Majors of Military Pipes & Drums (6th Edition)

The sixth edition of my list of Pipe Majors of Military Pipes & Drums worldwide is now available.
It contains an alphabetical list of 69 pages with details of just over 3,000 P/Ms. It also has a...
Forum: In Memoriam 12-10-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By aboode
P/M Alan Charles Norcott (1947-2019)

Alan Norcott was Pipe Major of the 8/9th Bn Royal Australian Regiment (1973-1974) and the Army Apprentices School Bonegilla (1983-1985)....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-31-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 720
Posted By aboode
52nd Lowland Volunteers

The 52nd Lowland Volunteers, TA were formed in 1967.
The following persons were probably Pipe Major of the 1st Battalion, but does anyone know when (year from-to):
Norman Gillies, Jim Brown,...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-28-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By aboode
Re: PM James R. Carswell MBE (A&SH)

GMS,
I don't think that I received the information about your great-grand father. Please let me know, as I am now preparing the 6th edition of my book. Thanks
Aad
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-27-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By aboode
Re: Pipe Band RAF Jurby (Isle of Man)

Thank you, John. Well done!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-26-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By aboode
Re: Pipe Band RAF Jurby (Isle of Man)

Here is a photo of the Pipe Band:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Royal_Navy_during_the_Second_World_War_A10037.jpg
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-26-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By aboode
Pipe Band RAF Jurby (Isle of Man)

Has anyone got information about the Pipe Band at R.A.F. Jurby (Isle of Man)? The base existed from 1939 to 1963, but I think that the Pipes & Drums existed only during WW2. I am also interested in...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-20-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By aboode
Re: British Columbia Dragoons

I have now received the information; the Pipe Majors were:
- 1955-1956: Halcrow, Gordon Charles - Born 1921 Cranbrook BC - Died 1997 Penticton BC
- 1956-1970: Duncan, Howard - Born 1928 Penticton...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 07-06-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By aboode
British Columbia Dragoons

I understand that the British Columbia Dragoons had a pipe band from 1955 to 1970.
Does someone know the names of the Pipe Majors and when (year from-to) they were P/M?
Thanks
Aad
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-28-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By aboode
Pipe Majors 10th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery

I am looking for information about Pipe Majors of the 10th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery.
The Pipes & Drums were established in 1968, with George Crawford being the first Pipe...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-24-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major James Braidwood

On my list of Pipe Majors I have 2 persons with the name James Braidwood!
One was Pipe Major of the 4th Volunteer Bn Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (1906-1908) and 7th Bn Argyll & Sutherland...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-10-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
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, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
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, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
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, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
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, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
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, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
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, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
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...
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