Gordons make an entrance..l

Gordons make an entrance..l

fuckyeahbagpipes:

1754—shepard boy playing bagpipes

fuckyeahbagpipes:

1754—shepard boy playing bagpipes

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revgmh:

Angus Mackay, 1812 - 1859. Piper to Queen Victoria, 1843 - 1853

revgmh:

Angus Mackay, 1812 - 1859. Piper to Queen Victoria, 1843 - 1853

revgmh:


Piper Kenneth MacKay of the 79th Cameron Highlanders at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815.  In the heat of battle, Piper MacKay stepped from the protection of the ranks and began to play, Cogadh no Sith (War or Peace).  He was later presented a set of silver mounted pipes by the King for his act of bravery.
The pipes kept playing, for you and me.
They kept on saying we’ll soon be free.
And your soul, will never fade away.
You live forever, when the piper’s play.”
- When the Pipers Play – Isla St. Claire

revgmh:

Piper Kenneth MacKay of the 79th Cameron Highlanders at the Battle of Waterloo, 1815.  In the heat of battle, Piper MacKay stepped from the protection of the ranks and began to play, Cogadh no Sith (War or Peace).  He was later presented a set of silver mounted pipes by the King for his act of bravery.

The pipes kept playing, for you and me.

They kept on saying we’ll soon be free.

And your soul, will never fade away.

You live forever, when the piper’s play.”

- When the Pipers Play – Isla St. Claire

bantarleton:

Today in 1915 - Battle of Loos Daniel Logan Laidlaw VC. Laidlaw was 40 years old, and a Piper in the 7th Battalion, The King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division. His actions at Loos won him the VC. On 25 September 1915 during the Battle of Loos at Hill 70, prior to an assault on enemy trenches and during the worst of the bombardment, Piper Laidlaw, seeing that his company was shaken with the effects of gas, with complete disregard for danger, mounted the parapet and, marching up and down, played his company out of the trench. The effect of his splendid example was immediate and the company dashed to the assault. Piper Laidlaw continued playing his pipes even after he was wounded and until the position was won

bantarleton:

Today in 1915 - Battle of Loos

Daniel Logan Laidlaw VC. Laidlaw was 40 years old, and a Piper in the 7th Battalion, The King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 15th (Scottish) Infantry Division. His actions at Loos won him the VC. On 25 September 1915 during the Battle of Loos at Hill 70, prior to an assault on enemy trenches and during the worst of the bombardment, Piper Laidlaw, seeing that his company was shaken with the effects of gas, with complete disregard for danger, mounted the parapet and, marching up and down, played his company out of the trench. The effect of his splendid example was immediate and the company dashed to the assault. Piper Laidlaw continued playing his pipes even after he was wounded and until the position was won

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yes…

bituminize:

i scroll tumblr and listen to amazing grace via bagpipes on my itunes…

there’s never a wrong time to take a minute of silence in memory of our fallen heroes. 

<3 Support. 

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wildeyedsoutherncelt:

Competitors at the Argyllshire Gathering at Oban in 1950. The Skinny, young looking fellow third from the right is the legendary piper John D Burgess at 16 years of age. That year he won the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting at Inverness on his first attempt, a feat that has gone down in piping lore and is unlikely to be repeated.

wildeyedsoutherncelt:

Competitors at the Argyllshire Gathering at Oban in 1950. The Skinny, young looking fellow third from the right is the legendary piper John D Burgess at 16 years of age. That year he won the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting at Inverness on his first attempt, a feat that has gone down in piping lore and is unlikely to be repeated.

willigula:

A member of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition plays the bagpipe for an indifferent penguin, 1904

willigula:

A member of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition plays the bagpipe for an indifferent penguin, 1904