038: Bruce Hitchings MBE BEM

Bruce Hitchings MBE BEM Interview

Episode 38Pipers’ Persuasion travelled to Edinburgh Castle to see three locations in the Castle where the Army School of Piping had been situated from the time of Willie Ross and onwards. Thereafter we went to Redford Barracks where most of the interview was conducted, but there are very interesting shots with commentary from Bruce at Edinburgh Castle. We hope that you will enjoy the excellent historical photographs and to lighten the scene we have included a segment at the end on Mons Meg.

1. New Zealand

2. Scotland and Introduction to the Army

3. Pipe Majors’ Course

4. Progression in the Army

5. Willie Ross and Edinburgh Castle.  Short version. For more see next segment 6.

6. Willie Ross and the Early History of Army School

6.1 Redford Barracks and P/M Course Room

7. Directors of the School

8. Products and BEM

9. MBE and Caber Feidh

10. Mons Meg

Tags:  James McIntosh MBE, Murray Henderson, Ian Morrison, John McLellan, Donald MacLeod, Robert Brown, Robert Nicol, Alasdair Gillies, Angus MacDonald, Brian Donaldson, Willie Ross, Evan MacRae, John Allan, Gavin Stoddart MBE BEM & Lieutenant Colonel D.J.S. Murray.