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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 08-20-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
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, 04:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
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, 06:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
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, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
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: 574
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: 268
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: 1,309
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: 942
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: 942
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: 942
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: 651
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: 2,102
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: 735
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: 1,160
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: 842
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: 485
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: 559
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: 2,077
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: 2,077
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: 1,041
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: 540
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: 356
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: 3,172
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: 3,172
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....
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