The Scots Guards Pipes and Drums come to New York

From David Patrick Columbia's NEW YORK SOCIAL DIARY. Photographs by

SG Pipes and Drums playing aboard the Intrepid to benefit “Heal A Soldier ’s Life.”

The Scots Guards Pipes and Drums came to New York and played at the British Garden in Hanover Square this past September 22nd to commemorate the memory of those who lost their lives on September 11th and to pay tribute to the long history of shared bloodshed between the Scots Guards, US Army and US Marine Corps. The American-Scottish Foundation was the joint sponsor.

That evening they played at a gala aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The evening was attended by HRH The Duke of Kent, Colonel of the Scots Guards.

The Guards will be returning to Afghanistan in March 2010 to fight alongside the Amerian military in Helmand Province.

Scots Guards Pipes and Drums at Hanover Square

Ian A.L. Bain, Robert Douglass, Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, Heather L. Bain, Margaret R. Kennedy, Robert Callendar, and Alan L. Bain

Left: Annette Conway and General Sir John Kiszley. Right: Capt. Neil Gow, General James Conway, and Lt. Col. William Swinton

Left: Gail Hilson, General James Conway, and April Gow. Right: Edwina Sandys and Richard Kaplan

Left: Elizabeth Stribling & CeCe Black. Right: Duncan Bruce, HRH The Duke of Kent, Col. Alastair Mathewson

Left: Alan L. Bain, HRH The Duke of Kent, and Captain and Mrs. Roddy Gow. Right: Karin Wyser Pratte & Barbara Tober

Left: Captain Roddy Gow, Camilla Hellman, and Captain Neil Gow. Right: Evelyn Thompkins and William Bruder



The dinner on Intrepid was in aid of the Scots Guards Colonel's Fund. To learn more of the Fund and its work, please do visit:


You can also review the site of the Colonel's Fund Dinner on Intrepid at: