Book Festival - Alice Soper interviewed by Lt Gen Sir Alistair Irwin

‘Words of War’ Book Festival
The Piper of Tobruk – World War Two

Pipe Major Robert Roy is a legendary figure in The Black Watch. In November 1941, during the battle for the relief of the Tobruk Garrison, he “displayed the most exceptional and outstanding gallantry and devotion to duty” and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. Months earlier, he was involved in the defence of Crete, escaped from a POW camp and made his way to Syria to re-join his battalion. Post-war, Robert Roy continued to live a remarkable life. Alice Soper will talk about her memoir of her father, which tells the story of a courageous and inspiring soldier who, in peacetime and in war, was not afraid to stand up for his convictions.

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