Battle of the Somme

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T:Battle of the Somme
% NFF Book 2013
C:Pipe Major William Laurie, Ballachulish (1882-1916)
N:Laurie was with the 8th Argyles in the battle of the Somme, during July 1916.
N:He was repatriated after contracting illness from 'trench conditions'.
N:He wrote the tune while in hospital at Oxford. He died on 28 November 1916.
R:Air
R:Slow March
M:9/8
L:1/8
K:D
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Battle of the Somme - played by Greg O'Leary