The Royal British Legion Scotland asked pipers all across the country to play When the Battle’s O’er at 3 o’clock on Friday 14th May. The pipe tune is a traditional 3/4 march often played at the end of a battle or, nowadays, during Beating Retreat.
Roddy Mackenzie, Altass played the tune at Rosehall’s war memorial to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day 1945. When he was a member of Wick Pipe Band, Roddy played at the 50th VE Day anniversary parade through London, although on this occasion, due to present. . .