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TITLE
Case showing military cap badges
EXTERNAL ID
AB_ACHILTIBUIE_002
PLACENAME
N/A
DATE OF IMAGE
2006
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Achiltibuie Piping School
SOURCE
Achiltibuie Piping School
ASSET ID
251
KEYWORDS
cap badge
bonnets
pipe tune
Case showing military cap badges

The case pictured here bears the title: 'Piper's Badges Of The Scottish Regiments'. In addition to cap badges, the case also displays a Blackcock Feather designed to be worn by a piper in his Glengarry bonnet.

Every Highland regiment in the British Army has its own pipers and pipe bands, with their own repertoires of tunes. In the days of the clans, the piper played on the actual field of battle to support and encourage the fighting men. Pipers continued to play their men into battle until World War 1, when the authorities decided that pipers were too valuable to fight in the front line. Today, the main role of regimental pipers is to provide music for marching. There is much competition between pipers at Regimental and Highland Games throughout the country.

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Case showing military cap badges

2000s

cap badge; bonnets; pipe tune

Achiltibuie Piping School

Bagpipes from Achiltibuie Piping School

The case pictured here bears the title: 'Piper's Badges Of The Scottish Regiments'. In addition to cap badges, the case also displays a Blackcock Feather designed to be worn by a piper in his Glengarry bonnet. <br /> <br /> Every Highland regiment in the British Army has its own pipers and pipe bands, with their own repertoires of tunes. In the days of the clans, the piper played on the actual field of battle to support and encourage the fighting men. Pipers continued to play their men into battle until World War 1, when the authorities decided that pipers were too valuable to fight in the front line. Today, the main role of regimental pipers is to provide music for marching. There is much competition between pipers at Regimental and Highland Games throughout the country.