Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Auckland Police Pipe Band Battlefield Tour & Concert

The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 was hosting the  Auckland Police Pipe Band for a couple of days. The band members and supporters (42 in total) came from Bazel Tattoo and have been on Flanders battlefield in the trail of the New Zealanders. Today they have been on Tyne Cot and Polygon Wood. Yesterday Messines, Plugstreet, Warneton/Waasten en Passchendaele.



a flax cross with an RSA Poppy and his picture

A. Druitt from 2nd Wellington, died on October 4 1917 and has been visited today


Messines, the memorial for the Missing


the memorial at Messines

ammunition on the battlefield is still coming up

Essex farm, the site of John McRae


Divisional Cemetery, a private visit to her uncle


Tattoo time on the chateau grounds

about 300 people attended this outstanding performance





The Auckland Police Pipe Band together with the RBLS Passchendaele Pipes and Drums


After the Tattoo  here was a small gift by the 1st Alderman of Zonnebeke, Franky Bryon to the members of the band


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