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Findlater, George Frederick

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1286 words.

Findlater, George Frederick (1872–1942), soldier and piper, was born in Turriff, Aberdeenshire, on 15 February 1872, one of six sons and five daughters of Alexander Findlater (d. 1895),...

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Laidlaw, Daniel Logan

Edward M. Spiers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1332 words.

Laidlaw, Daniel Logan (1875–1950), soldier and piper, was born in Little Swinton, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Berwickshire, on 26 July 1875, one of the three sons of Robert Laidlaw, a...

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Thomason, Charles Simeon

B. D. Mackenzie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Woodwinds; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1376 words.

Thomason, Charles Simeon (1833–1911), army officer and bagpiper, was born on 25 May 1833 in Azamgarh, Bengal, the third of the seven children of James Thomason (1804–1853), Bengal civil...

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