This new band was to be led for around 10 years by Pipe Major Norman Graham. Graham approached John Arnot, part of a well-known drumming family living in the south side of Edinburgh, to assemble a drum corps for the new band. Prior to this event the band had existed as a pipe corps only. Although he failed to capture any major prizes during his time in charge, photographs of the day show that Graham had assembled a good sized band, which went on to win the Harry Lauder Shield at Cowal Games twice, before the outbreak or the first World War.
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My late husband Drew Laurie was a piper with Lothian and Borders police for many years
- Comment by Linda Laurie
- Date: 08/18/2013