Harry Stares was the Bandmaster of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, Church organist and musician. He formed the band of the 91st Regiment, Canadian Highlanders (in 1920 they changed their name to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. He was the eldest of six children of Albert and Hannah Stares (of England), born in Hamilton Ontario. He joined the overseas battalion CEF in 1916 and during the celebrations of the end of WWI "Bandmaster Harry Stares’ Band played the National Anthem, 'O God Our Help In Ages Past' and 'Rule Britannia.' Everyone joined in."
The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
(Princess Louise's) Regimental Band
for a Taphophile Tragics from the Hamilton Cemetery