Passing of John Ray BEM

Pipe Bands Australia has been advised of the passing of Victorian life member John Ray BEM.

John was drum major of Victorian Scottish Regiment Pipes and Drums in its various names from the 1950s through to the 1970s and was awarded the British Empire Medal in 1969.

John was for many years a dress and drill adjudicator and instructor of bands and drum majors in Victoria.

His funeral will be held on Wednesday 28 September at Cordell Chapel, Fawkner.

Pipe Bands Australia extends sympathy to his family.


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