Drum Major William MacDougall MacKay, CD
Memorial Trophy

Best Military or Non-Military Pipe Band Drum Major

 

 

 

Drum Major William MacDougall MacKay, CD was the Senior Drum Major for the Warriors Day Parade Council. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 66 North York and founding acting president of Clan MacKay Association of Canada. A life member of the Black Watch (R.H.R.) of Canada (Atlantic Branch), he was a member of the 48th Highlanders of Canada, Pipes and Drums Association and continuing Sergeants Mess.

Bill had an outstanding military career commencing with the P.P.C.L.I. (first battalion) 1949-1951, First Highland Battalion 1951-1952, Black Watch 2nd Highland Battalion 1952-1955, Regimental Depot 1955-1958, First Battlion Black Watch, Warrant Officer as Drum Major 1958-1969. Bill participated in the Edinborough Tattoo (twice) 1958-1964, Copenhagen Tattoo, Berlin Tattoo, Bermuda Tattoo, Nymegon Tattoo, Dartmoor, Wembley Tattoo, Earlscourt Tattoo, Seattle Tattoo, Centennial Tattoo (across Canada). Overseas he served in Korea, Germany, Cypress and the Gaza Strip.

Bill passed away on January 3, 1997.

 

 

Winners of The Drum Major William MacDougall MacKay, CD Memorial Trophy
Year
2015 DM Sgt Mike Di Tommaso, CD, MMI, PMP - Governor General's Horse Guards
2014 DM Martin Miller - Queen's York Rangers Pipes & Drums
2013 DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2012 DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2011
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2010
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2009
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2008
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2007
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2006
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2005
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2004
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2002
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2001
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums
2000
DM Steve Harrison, Highland Creek Pipes & Drums