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Pipe Major Alexander MacDonald of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards (1931 - 1945). He held the post of "Queen's Piper" from 1945 to 1966.

World War 1 in Scotland…. This fine highland lady with her family, the older gentleman is her husband…the other two lads are her sons

Recruiting poster for the 88th Regiment of Foot, 1780 (c). The American War of Independence (1775-1783) made enormous demands on British Army manpower and several new units were formed, including the 88th Regiment of Foot, raised in Worcestershire in October 1779 by Colonel Thomas Keating. After service in the Caribbean the regiment returned to England and was disbanded in 1783.