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The Bloody Fields of Flanders/Col Lumsden D.S.O.

Belladrum House/Miss Douglas

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The Bloody Fields of Flanders was written by Pipe Major John McLellan and the tune was used by Hamish Henderson for his famous song Freedom Come-All-Ye. The second tune was composed by Pipe Major M Ferguson. Colonel William Vernon Lumsden (1887-1966) was commanding officer of the 9th Scottish Rifles who won his third Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917 at the Battle of Passchendael.

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