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Victoria Cross winner’s bagpipes come home

The Story


Piper James Richardson was killed and won a Victoria Cross at the Somme. Ninety years later, his bagpipes have been found and returned.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: Nov. 8, 2006
Guests: Roger McGuire, Patrick Reid, Andrew Winstanley
Host: Peter Mansbridge
Reporter: Patrick Brown
Duration: 2:39
Photo Credit: Library and Archives Canada / C-033428

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