The Battle’s O’er at 0600 hrs 11.11.2018

Among 1000 other pipers throughout the United Kingdom, a piper will be playing The Battle’s O’er at the War Memorial in the Public Gardens – this being the centenary of the end of the First World War. The Armistice document having been signed at 05.10 hours on 11th November 1918. The ceasefire did not take place until 11.00 hrs, in order for the news to be received at all battle fronts. Tragically 2738 people (on all sides)┬álost their lives on that last morning of the First World War.