World champion dies in Brisbane

World champion drummer Bill Stevenson passed away in Brisbane this morning after a long illness. Bill's pipe band career included leading Shotts and Dykehead to the World Championship Drum Corps title in 1969. After moving to Australia, he was for many years Drum Sergeant of St Andrew's Pipe Band Brisbane. Bill was regarded as great drummer and a fine gentleman. Pipe Bands Australia extends its sympathy on Bill's passing.


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