Tag: Korean War

Arthur Campbell R.N. of Glendaruel

Arthur Campbell R.N. of Glendaruel

by TABBY ANGIER Arthur Campbell, who now lives in Blairgowrie and is in his nineties, is perhaps the only Royal Navy survivor of the Korean War who played pipes on board ship. His ship, HMS Black Swan, was the first ship to arrive in Korea to protect the troops. Arthur […]

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 […]