Tag: Bill robertson

PM Bill Robertson.

PM Bill Robertson 1932-2020 / NZ returns to live competitions

This post has been updated with a recording of Captain John MacLellan. We were saddened to hear of the passing yesterday of Pipe Major Bill Robertson formerly of The Royal Scots from 1956-1958. William Anderson Robertson was born in 1932 and began his piping, aged 11, with his local Boys’ […]

Pipers leading the 2nd Argylls in Malaya, 1941.

Piping in World War Two

By Brett Tidswell A number of articles have been published recently that have cited the number of pipers involved in the Second World War. In one article  it was suggested some 10,000 pipers had perished during the war. A second article was published subsequently after many must have questioned that figure […]