The History of Leith

November 10, 2006

WWI bagpipes find home

VICTORIA—A set of bagpipes trampled beneath the mud of a First World War battlefield returned home to Canada yesterday, telling a story of how their mournful defiant voice spurred soldiers to a historic Canadian victory.

The battlefield bagpipes played with youthful bravado by Canadian soldier James Richardson arrived at the B.C. legislature yesterday—fittingly escorted by a regiment of marching pipers. for more click here

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