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Old 07-03-20, 06:06 PM
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Pipe Major Robert Roy 2nd BW outside Bethlehem Police Barracks 1938.
Rank stripes on sleeve pipers belt and dirk. Later to become famous as the "Piper of Tobruk" for his exploits during the breakout, continued playing despite being hit three times.
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A super photo showing that they had to do real soldiering on top of their primary skill.
He appears to have been a wee lad, judging by the photo.

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Quite a character, captured in Crete escaped from prison camp in Athens with SAS man Roy Farran reached Turkey by boat. Obtained false documents from Syrian Consulate made his own way back to N. Africa to rejoin his Regiment. Shot three times at Tobruk. Crossed the Rhine with the 7th Bn and ended his military career as RSM 4/5th Black Watch 1956 awarded DCM MBE. Married a German girl he had to fight very long and hard to bring back to UK.
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