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Permission Reusing this file. These British drummers stayed wisely near the back at one of this War's early battles - unlike their mate who can be seen felled in the centre.
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The British took the ground but lost men, including 34 commissioned officers. Painting by Howard Pyle During the French Revolution, this famous year-old attached himself as a drummer to a unit fighting pro-Royalist counter revolutionaries. He died protecting the two horses he was leading and became a martyr-hero, immortalised here by Moreau-Vauthier The camouflage could have worked somewhat but the bagpipes were a give-away to tell the enemy you're there. Buglers as young as 12 became valued members of the British army, sounding the calls that moved men about the battlefield and the camp.
Two days into the war, during the second Battle of Elandslaagte on 21 October , bugle boy John Shurlock joined the chase against the fleeing Boers, shooting three of them. He became a hero of the British campaign. It all culminated in the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade. The British won - but with little help from this musician. This piper is trying to keep up the spirits of his weary comrades at the Battle of Bazentin Ridge, launched by the British Fourth Army at dawn on 14 July It marked the start of the second phase of the Battle of the Somme and turned out to be more successful to the disastrous first day of the action.
Fifes have been used by armies since the 16th century to keep marching men motivated with favourite tunes from home. Painter Archibald MacNeal Willard — was inspired to create this after he saw a parade pass through his town square.
He used his father as the model for the middle man. This bugler is getting stuck right in to the ,man battle as the French and Sardinian armies take on the Austrians. It was the last major battle in history where the armies were under the personal command of their monarchs.
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Obviously the bugler was keen to impress. Coming bang up to date, the Doof Warrior is a blind guitarist, who rides and plays upon the Doof Wagon - naturally - during the high octane battle scenes in Mad Max: Fury Road.