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Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 10-31-2019, 07:01 AM
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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: 1,624
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: 320
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: 320
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: 320
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: 814
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: 814
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: 297
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: 354
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: 366
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: 601
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: 279
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: 1,361
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: 981
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: 981
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: 981
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: 671
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, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
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, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
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, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,180
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 865
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, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
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, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
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, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
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...
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