Pipe bands play in unison

WORLDWIDE: The Penola and District Caledonian Pipe Band performed When the Battle’s O’er at 4.30pm on Sunday in unison with more than 2500 other bands across the globe to commemorate the end of World War I.

PIPE bands across the globe played in unison on Sunday to mark 100 years since the signing of the Armistice which brought about the end of World War I.

Held at exactly 6am GMT (4.30pm local time), pipers from the Penola and District Caledonian Pipe Band performed When the Battle’s O’er in unison with around 2500 other bands worldwide.

The Armistice of Compegne was signed between the Allies and Germany at 6am on November 11, 1918, taking effect at 11am, marking the end of fighting on the Western Front and ultimately World War I, a four year conflict that saw millions killed and wounded, including more than 1000 pipers.

Around 100 members of the Penola and Coonawarra

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