On the 11th August the Royal British Legion organised a World War I Commemoration at the Machine Gun Corps Memorial at Hyde Park Corner which Piper, Lachlan McDonald, played at. The Corp was in existance between 1915 to 1922, and they suffered heavy losses in the war. The ceremony commenced with the bagpipes to gather the crowd … Continue reading Machine Gun Memorial, Hyde Park
The Stow Caledonian Pipe Band played at a garden party for Walthamstow Royal British Legion. Attending were councillors and members of the Royal British Legion Walthamstow Branch.We were pleased to be part of the event, enjoying a tasty barbecue and good company with friends of the band while soaking up the good weather.
On this day 100 years ago, war was declared between Germany and England. Today we commemorate this event and remember all the fallen soldiers who fought for Queen and country. Walthamstow:The band led members of the Walthamstow Royal British Legion and Standard Bearers around the fountain at Walthamstow Town Hall to the Assembly Hall, outside … Continue reading Centenary of World War I
On Sunday 3rd August we, The Stow Caledonian Pipe Band, paraded at Walthamstow High Street at midday with Standard Bearers from The Royal British Legion and Veterans in commemoration of the First World War. The Mayor of Waltham Forest was present as a small ceremony took place. Prayers were said, after which the parade formed … Continue reading World War I Commemoration at Walthamstow High Street
Today the band played as part of a procession to the Holy Trinity Church, Hounslow, to unveil their new war memorial in a service to mark 100 years since the First World War. The parade consisted of a detachment of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, Chelsea Pensioners, former Gurkhas, Veterans from The Royal British Legion … Continue reading Unveiling of Hounslow’s new war memorial