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Braehead Arena 25th April 2009 - 125th anniversary tattoo


Friday 24th April 2009 I organised a BB reunion for former members of the 219th (Bridgeton) & 19th (Castlemilk)  BB.
We met up in Cambuslang for a meal, drinks and a blether, fourteen managed along, namely :

* 219th Skipper Tom Williams & his wife Margaret, Leicester

 * 219th Lt Mike Middleton, East Kilbride

* 219th Lt. Ian Sharp, Mount Vernon, Glasgow

 * 219th Lt Jas Turnbull , OIC Jun.Section, East.Kilbride

* 219th Lt Will.McArthur, Bandmaster, Cambuslang  * 219th Jim Howe, Skegness, England
* 219th Joe Lancaster, Maryhill, Glasgow  * 219th Ian McArthur, Stewarton, Scotland
* 219th Martin Howe, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow  * 219th John Laird, Burnside, Glasgow
* 219th Mark Laird, Stepps, Glasgow  * 19th Davie Fraser, Burnside, Glasgow
   * 19th John Meek, Glasgow

 Saturday 25th April 2009 five of us went along the Braehead Arena for the 125th Anniversary Tattoo.
 Around 3000 people from all over the UK attended this magnificent event which showed BB life at its best.




The Drum & Bugle Corp


The Massed Pipes & Drums

Massed bands playing 'Highland Cathedral'



Finale          videos & photo sent to me by Capt. Colin Harkins 208th Glasgow BB Coy

Bugle Band


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