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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-06-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By aboode
Re: P/Ms Royal Roads Military College, Canada

Paul, I have you now listed as P/M 1978-1979. I assume that 1960 Cookstown is your year/place of birth. What is your middle name? If you prefer you can also reply by email to aad@blueyonder.co.uk....
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 05-01-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By aboode
Royal Naval Torpedo Factory Pipe Band

The Royal Naval Torpedo Factory was originally located in Greenock, but moved to Alexandria in 1951. It was closed in 1969.
They had a pipe band which took part in contests, such as the Cowal Games,...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 04-04-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By aboode
Pipe Major Hoggan, Canada

In the Canadian Government (Department of Defence) archives, there is a mention of Pipe-Major T Hoggan being congratulated for something by a Lieutenant-Colonel in 1946 in Lansdowne Park in Ottawa....
Forum: In Memoriam 04-03-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By aboode
P/M George Sydney Puritch (1943-2019)

George Puritch was Pipe Major of the Canadian Scottish Regiment from 1974 to 1978.
See obituary: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timescolonist/obituary.aspx?n=george-sydney-puritch&pid=194142532...
Forum: In Memoriam 03-29-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By aboode
P/M Pat Broderick (1951-2020)

Pat Broderick was Pipe Major (Band Sergeant) of the 1st Battalion, Irish Infantry Corps from 1982 to 1990.
See obituary: https://rip.ie/death-notice/pat-broderick-headford-galway/417792
Aad
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 03-05-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By aboode
Re: Does "Balaclava Company" A&S Highlanders still have pipers?

5 SCOTS have not had a pipe band since 2013; Scott Methven was their last Pipe Major.
I had a look at the 2019 Journal of the Royal Regiment of Scotland and the report on 5 SCOTS mentions that with...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 02-15-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
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, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
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, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
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, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
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, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 688
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, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
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, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
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, 06:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 897
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, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,009
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, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By aboode
Re: Pipe Band RAF Jurby (Isle of Man)

Thank you, John. Well done!
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-26-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
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, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
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: 953
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: 354
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: 412
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: 421
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: 692
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
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