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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), miller, and his wife, Mary Ann, née Clark (d. 1895). Educated at the school in ...


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 quarryman and later engine driver, of Coldingham, Berwickshire, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Robert Logan...


Daniel Logan Laidlaw (1875–1950) by unknown photographer, 1934 Getty Images


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 service, and his wife, Maynard Eliza, daughter of William Grant of Wester Elchies and his wife, ...